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#6784 closed bug (wontfix)

Opened July 12, 2010 02:59PM UTC

Closed October 02, 2010 11:16PM UTC

Different behaviour with binding multi eventhandlers pointing to the same function(s) occurs in 1.4.1 and 1.4.2

Reported by: gillis Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: 1.4.3
Component: event Version: 1.4.2
Keywords: bind,events Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

When binding for example 2 event handlers to an element with both bindings pointing to the same function, there is a different behaviour in 1.4.1 and 1.4.2

in 1.4.1 it seems that the second bind is seen as a duplicated and won't be attached to the dom element.

This is exactly what i want.

in 1.4.2 both bind are working.

<div id="test" style="height:200px; height:200px; background-color:red;"> </div>


function handleClick()







clicking on it in 1.4.2 results in two logs,

in 1.4.1 one.

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Changed July 21, 2010 12:58AM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

component: unfiledevent

Changed October 02, 2010 11:16PM UTC by addyosmani comment:2

priority: → undecided
resolution: → wontfix
status: newclosed

Please refer to the official jQuery documentation regarding the updates made for the 1.4.2 release with respect to .bind().


The below is an example of the behavior you will experience when defining duplicate event handlers, whether using shorthand or the complete write-up of the bind() code needed.

"As of jQuery 1.4.2 duplicate event handlers can be bound to an element instead of being discarded. For example:

function test(){ alert("Hello"); }

$("button").click( test );

$("button").click( test );

The above will generate two alerts when the button is clicked."

Closing ticket as the behavior experienced is something previously agreed upon as being a part of the 1.4.2 jQuery release.