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Scope chain removal, evt/event

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 10:39:43 +1100
To: public-svg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20081022233943.GE20693@arc.mcc.id.au>

Hi Erik.

Erik Dahlström:
> Log Message:
> ACTION-2303, scope-chain removal and related rewording. Attempt to
> clarify what current implementations are doing wrt handler elements.
> This is to address ISSUE-2055.

I’m OK with leaving the event/evt stuff a bit looser than what was
discussed in the thread with Krzysztof, though I am slightly concerned
that <handler>s are treated a little differently from event attributes.

One thing out of that thread that I do think should be included is
wording to prevent things like:

  <handler>
      alert("this won't run");
    },
    function(evt) {
      alert("but this will");
  </handler>

from working.


As for the scope chain removal, I sent a mail a while back returning to
that issue:

  http://www.w3.org/mid/20081002061914.GE21331@arc.mcc.id.au

I found that we probably should keep that scope chain wording in there,
for consistency with events in HTML.

-- 
Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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