Remove the DeviceOrientationEvent.initDeviceOrientationEvent and DeviceMotionEvent.initDeviceMotionEvent functions. These methods are not defined in the DeviceOrientation Event specification. Measurements indicate that they have no usage and they can be entirely replaced by the DeviceOrientationEvent and DeviceMotionEvent constructors that are being shipped in parallel to this removal.


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Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2021-03-12