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RE: DOM Level 3 Events module, question and wording

From: Thierry Kormann <tkormann@ilog.fr>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 11:36:35 +0200
To: "Philippe Le Hegaret" <plh@w3.org>
Cc: "Www-Dom" <www-dom@w3.org>

> > I mean that users can initialize an event with a namespaceURI and an
> > eventType, but an implementation does not need to know the
> > namespaceURI to create the object?
> background:
> XML Events introduced namespaces for event types, ie the type of an
> event is {"http://www.w3.org/2001/xml-events", "DOMActivate"} instead of
> "DOMActivate". There is currently a proposal to include this mechanism
> in DOM Level 3 Events however it is not clear if it is going to remain
> in XML Events, this explains why the draft is currently on hold.
> The user creates an object of type UIEvent:
> DocumentEvent.createEvent("UIEvents") and then initialize with the
> appropriate parameters ("http://www.w3.org/2001/xml-events",
> "DOMActivate", ...)

That does not address my point. My issue is that I think an implementation
might need the namespace URI in order to *instanciate* the event and not
only at the initialization time.

Received on Wednesday, 19 June 2002 05:37:56 UTC

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