[whatwg] Proposing: "autoscroll" event

Ashley Sheridan ash at ashleysheridan.co.uk
Tue May 14 14:37:40 PDT 2013

I thought the point was that the JavaScript event would fire before the scroll, which would allow you to cancel the default action, no?

"Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Nils Dagsson Moskopp
><nils at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
>> Kyle Simpson <getify at gmail.com> schrieb am Tue, 14 May 2013 16:08:17
>> -0500:
>>> There have been times this automatic behavior has been quite
>>> because of accidential ID/hash overlap.
>> Please explain how a document subresource can be “accidentally”
>> referred to by a URL be “accidental”. I do not understand it.
>You're using a hash to store information that is used by JS.  You also
>use ids on your page.  These can collide unintentionally, causing a
>scroll on page load.


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