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Re: Request For Feedback on Event Groups

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2006 11:59:24 -0700
Message-ID: <445BA08C.8060503@sicking.cc>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: doug.schepers@vectoreal.com, 'Public Web API' <public-webapi@w3.org>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> The WebAPI WG would like to solicit feedback about Event Groups,
>> particularly from implementors. Do Event Groups fill a current need? Are
>> they implemented in your UA, or are you planning to do so? Are they 
>> used by
>> authors in the wild?
>> Basically, are there compelling reasons to either keep them or to get 
>> rid of
>> them?
> The only event groups Gecko implements at the moment are the "normal" 
> and "system" event groups.  The bubbling phase in the "system" event 
> group is when default actions take place.  This can be used by authors 
> of XBL bindings, for example (and is).  Note that none of this requires 
> actually exposing the system event group per se; there's just an XBL 
> syntax to add listeners in that group instead of the "normal" one.

Like Maciej points out, this is not the same thing as the event groups 
in the DOM 3 Events spec.

/ Jonas
Received on Friday, 5 May 2006 18:59:36 UTC

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