[whatwg] Should onfoo event handler properties be on Element or HTMLElement?

Erik Dahlstrom ed at opera.com
Wed Oct 9 04:29:03 PDT 2013

On Wed, 09 Oct 2013 10:53:29 +0200, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com>  

> OK, I hadn't considered that moving this to Element would imply the
> content attributes being reflected for all namespaces. Even though
> Blink has the IDL attributes on Element, it looks like the reflection
> with the content attributes only works for HTMLElement and SVGElement.
> In other words, "whatever Blink does" doesn't look like something
> worth standardizing.
> Erik, does going with "SVGElement implements GlobalEventHandlers"
> (like Gecko) seems like a way forward for the SVG spec?
> Philip

Given the reasons brought up in this thread I should think that the WG  
would agree that "SVGElement implements GlobalEventHandlers" is an  
acceptable way forward.

Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed

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