It's documented here[1], which is where you get with the links in the
API TOC.  It also appears there's an outdated page here[2] (note the
capitalisation) that does not mention this.  Scary.  Can't wait until
we ditch this Mephisto stuff for the 1.6.1 generated docs.

[1] http://prototypejs.org/api/event/stopObserving
[2] http://prototypejs.org/api/event/stopobserving

T.J. Crowder
tj / crowder software / com
Independent Software Engineer, consulting services available

On Aug 18, 6:27 pm, Paul Lynch <plynch...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed in the code for stopObserving that it appears you can get
> away with just specifying the element, and then (perhaps) it cancels
> all observers for all events for that element.  However, the
> documentation surprisingly does not mention this ability, but lists
> the element, event name, and event handler function as though they
> were required elements.
> It would be very convenient to be able to say Event.stopObserving
> (someElement), and so I'm wondering whether the documentation is
> simply incomplete, or whether it was intentionally trying to
> discourage people from using the method that way.
> Thanks,
>      --Paul
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