just store the reference to the listener and re-attach it to the
element after the user has successfully purchased more comment tokens
or whatnot.

var myListener = function(){};


//.. user buys tokens...

$("button").observe('click', myListener);



On Jul 21, 4:26 pm, Walter Lee Davis <wa...@wdstudio.com> wrote:
> I have a video editing app that I'm working on where you can add  
> captions to your movie up to a total number of purchased captions.  
> When you reach that limit, I disable the buttons that add more  
> captions by using Element.stopObserving and changing the button image  
> to reflect this disabled nature.
> Now the client would like me to add "purchase more" to the same  
> screen, so I would like to know if I can memoize the listener from an  
> element, disable it, and then re-enable it from memory later in the  
> same session. I know that this page will work the way it is if I  
> reload the page after a successful purchase of new captions, but it's  
> a big page, and I'd like to avoid that if I can.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Walter

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