W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-dom@w3.org > January to March 2003

Re: DOM 3 Events: EventListeners and NodeFilters?

From: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 09:30:48 -0500
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF27E37F82.3EAEF95E-ON85256CC5.004EB9CC-85256CC5.004FB149@us.ibm.com>

Sanity check: What would coding a node filter into the event system do for 
you that coding your event listeners to accept and test a filter wouldn't? 
And is that difference important to you?

(I can see why filtering would be a useful metaphor here, but I don't yet 
see a usecase for asking DOM implementations to deal with it rather than 
having the application do so.)

Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2003 09:31:23 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 14:50:33 UTC