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Re: Spec event wording suggestion.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 11:41:59 +0000 (UTC)
To: Ric Hardacre <ricster@cyclomedia.co.uk>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910041140451.25383@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 2 Sep 2009, Ric Hardacre wrote:
> Throughout the spec a phrase similar to the following is used (square
> brackets indicate link to simple event definition):
> "[fire a simple event] that bubbles called change at the element,"
> The english is hard to follow and I also suggest that "called" is replaced
> with "named" to remove some ambiguity about wether or not it is referring
> to "calling" a function:
> "fire a [bubbling simple event] named change at the element,"

I've changed 'called' to 'named' throughout.

> The definition of the simple event would not need changing to accomodate
> the above:
> "which does not bubble (unless otherwise stated)"

I haven't changed 'fire a simple event' to 'fire a bubbling simple event' 
because there are so many axes that are affected, e.g. whether the event 
is cancelable, what it's various attributes should be, etc.

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