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Re: DOM L2 comments, various

From: Lauren Wood <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 1999 11:21:40 -0800
Message-Id: <199911251923.LAA25324@mail.sqwest.bc.ca>
To: www-dom@w3.org
On 28 Sep 99, at 9:18, David Brownell wrote:

> MutationEvents in 6.6.4 ... consider a Document, with one Element.  That
> Element has an Attr object which has one child, a Text node.
> 
> Now let's say that text node gets modified.  What events will fire?
> 
>    In the Attribute's tree
> 	- DOMCharacterDataModified, delivered to the text node
> 	- DOMSubtreeModified, delivered to the attribute
> 
>    In the Element's tree
> 	- DOMAttrModified, delivered to the element
> 	- DOMSubtreeModified, delivered to the element
> 
> Within each tree, bubbling and capturing apply.
> 
> Q:  Is that right?
> A:	...
> 
> SUGGESTION:  The text should make clear that a document isn't the only
> example given of the "top of a subtree". DocumentFragments and Attributes,
> plus disconnected elements, are other common cases.

The events listed are correct, and bubbling and capturing do apply. 
So the spec isn't too bad ;-)

"Subtree" refers to any subtree within the document; if there were a 
restriction we would detail what it is.


Lauren
Received on Thursday, 25 November 1999 14:26:49 GMT

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