[whatwg] pagehide vs pagevis

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed May 29 12:02:11 PDT 2013

On 5/29/13 2:25 PM, Brady Eidson wrote:
>> So what happens when script calls dispatchEvent on a node that's in a
>> document that's in your page cache?
> I believe the design is “nothing.”

That's a spec violation, then: there are no provisions in any DOM spec 
for dispatchEvent on an EventTarget not actually dispatching the event.

> I’ve tried these search terms and the only obviously relevant thing I
> could find was
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-web-perf/2012Feb/0111.html


http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-web-perf/2012May/0101.html is 
one relevant mail, but you may want to read the whole thread.

I'm not sure why I have to be doing basic mailing list searches for you....


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