This new specification provides a better separation between the DOM even flow, the event types, and the DOM interfaces.
This new specification introduced two new concepts in the event flow:
stopPropagationdoes no longer stop the event propagation entirely. It only stops it for a given event group.
Lots of clarifications have been made on the event types. The
conformance is now explicitly defined against the event types, and
not only the interfaces required by the event types. Support for
namespaces and the feature
"BasicEvents" have been
Eventinterface has a new attribute
namespaceURI, and a four new methods:
EventTargetinterface has four new methods:
Eventinterface has one new method:
UIEventinterface has a new method
MouseEventinterface has a new method
initMouseEventNSand a new attribute
MutationEventinterface has a new method
DISPATCH_REQUEST_ERRconstant has been added.