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4.2 Provide access to event handlers

From: Simon Harper <simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 10:22:20 +0100
Message-Id: <D822A221-4A4F-46A5-85E8-D65807858C26@manchester.ac.uk>
To: UAWG <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>

Hi there,

I was thinking more on last nights discussion on 4.2 Provide access  
to event handlers.

It seems to me that the problems we've been having with it is about  
extent.

As it stands, I think this seems like a separate application to a  
browser, there seems to be far too much technology / changes required  
to support (in any sensible way) all event handlers. However, I also  
think that it would be sensible for UAs to action a small but  
important set of handles in some kind of restricted way.

I also think this speaks to the feasibility question I've been  
looking at, and also comprehensiveness too. Indeed, I think that  
there is a feasibility/comprehensiveness trade-off i.e. I believe in  
some cases it is not possible to have both and I would also say in  
these cases 'feasibility' must win out.

Cheers
Si.

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