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Re: comments on WICD Mobile DOM section

From: Svante Schubert <Svante.Schubert@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 19:09:53 +0100
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-cdf@w3.org
Message-id: <45C0DB71.4070501@sun.com>

Hi Anne,

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
> These are some last call comments regarding 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WICDMobile-20061122/#dom ...
>
> Section 3.6.6 introduces new features for "focus traversel". I don't 
> think a mobile profile is the right place to introduce such APIs. I'm 
> not even sure if the CDF WG is the right place to develop such APIs. I 
> think it would be better if the Web APIs WG developed an API for this 
> based on existing practices.
If we do not keep this in the spec., how long will it take for the 
feature to be defined by the Web API WG.
We should rather take up the action to add this to the Web API spec. and 
we will reference the definition if it is done on time.
I suggest that once this is defined by Web API, we could deprecate the 
use in the spec. 
>
> Section 3.6.10 states "org.w3c.dom.AbstractView" must be an 
> implementation of the Window interface. I don't really understand that 
> sentence. For one, note that Window, as defined by the Window Object 
> 1.0 specification, inherits from AbstractView.
The spec. says that the AbstractView associated with a DocumentView 
(i.e., its defaultView attribute/member) must implement the Window 
interface. So this is saying that the value of defaultView must be a 
Window implementation, not just an AbstractView implementation. I would 
welcome a better wording if one is proposed.
>
> Section 3.6.11 should probably be more detailed on how exactly the 
> contents of such an attribute are interpreted as event listener. 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#event-handler-attributes 
> contains language that goes into direction of the detail you would 
> need in order to implement such features.
What would be your suggestion of wording?
>
> What section 3.6.12 is trying to say is not clear to me either. Is it 
> an informative section?
What these two sections 3.6.11 & 3.6.12 say is that the event attributes 
in XHTML or SVG (like onload, onmouseup etc..) map to the registration 
of an even listener for a specific DOM Level 3 event. Section 3.6.11 
gives the mapping for XHTML and 3.6.12 gives the mapping for SVG. For 
example, we should be able to test that if we dispatch a 'mousedown' 
event, the listener contained in a 'onmousedown' attribute is invoked 
during the proper phase (bubble).

Best regards,
Svante
Received on Wednesday, 31 January 2007 18:10:11 UTC

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