An extension to the DOM event pattern to allow authors to disable support for preventDefault
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Passive Event Listeners (EventListenerOptions)

An extension to the DOM event pattern to allow listeners to disable support for preventDefault, primarily to enable scroll performance optimizations. See the explainer document for an overview. This work is now part of the official WHATWG DOM spec, with resources / discussion preserved here.

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Additional resources for understaning and using passive listeners

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