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

Philip Jägenstedt philipj at opera.com
Wed Oct 9 11:31:15 PDT 2013

On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Erik Dahlstrom <ed at opera.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 09 Oct 2013 10:53:29 +0200, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com>
> wrote:
> ...
>> 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.

OK, that's what I'll try to get implemented in Blink. Thanks all!


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