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Re: Level 3 Events comment: TextEvent.visibleOutputGenerated

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 20 Jun 2003 17:02:41 -0400
To: David Flanagan <david@oreilly.com>
Cc: WWW DOM <www-dom@w3.org>, david@davidflanagan.com
Message-Id: <1056142960.5844.218.camel@jfouffa.w3.org>

On Tue, 2002-07-30 at 17:08, David Flanagan wrote:
> Hi,
> I think the visibleOutputGenerated attribute of TextEvent could use some
> clarification.  Are non-printing characters such as spaces and newlines
> visible characters?  This is not entirely clear as currently worded.
> Also, it seems to me that the following is always true:
> 	visibleOuputGenerated == (outputString != null)
> I think it would be helpful to either confirm that this is always the
> case, or to give an example of a case in which it is not the case.

visibleOutputGenerated has been removed from the TextEvent interface. It
was a device dependent attribute, and its usage was not clear enough.

> Also, in the IDL definition for TextEvent, you have a spurrious
> "Introduced in DOM Level 3" comment before initTextEventNS().  It is
> unnecessary since the entire interface was introduced in Level 3.



PS: Your issue has been closed
Received on Friday, 20 June 2003 17:02:55 UTC

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