HTML5 spec. seems to unnecessarily ban strict mode event handlers
allen at wirfs-brock.com
Thu Feb 3 15:17:00 PST 2011
I included suggested language in bug http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11977
On Feb 3, 2011, at 2:14 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2011, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
>> To be sure, I checked the event handler section of the HTML5 spec
>> and to my surprise I discovered that it specifies the creation of the
>> handler function in a manner that, at first glance, seems to explicitly
>> cause the presence of a use strict directive to be ignored.
> This wasn't intentional.
> I'm happy to change the spec to more correctly interface with the ES spec.
> Let me know what it should say!
> Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
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