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RE: Fwd: comment on DOM 3 Events LC #2 on WebApps WG's request

From: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 18:03:46 +0000
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, www-dom <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D0BC8E77E79D9846B61A2432D1BA4EAE03345D53@TK5EX14MBXC286.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
From my editor perspective, I agree this sounds like goodness for DOM4 Core or by your WG. I don't think it's well-defined enough to make it in D3E at this point (folks are adding events all the time, doesn't have to be in D3E).

From an implementer's perspective, we do not have current plans to implement such events. We'd want consensus on the design, what value it adds, and the uses cases (all of which help us weigh our consideration for implementation). 

I think a good way to start that would be to draft up a short proposal that outlines what this might look like. Send that to your WG's list (probably cross post with www-dom) and solicit feedback. If there's strong support, then it's likely that proposal can evolve into a spec.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Glazman [mailto:daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 5:54 AM
> To: Doug Schepers
> Cc: Arthur Barstow; www-dom; Jacob Rossi
> Subject: Re: Fwd: comment on DOM 3 Events LC #2 on WebApps WG's request
> Le 16/06/11 14:45, Doug Schepers a écrit :
> > Hi, Daniel-
> >
> > First, let me say that I think it's a good idea to start thinking
> > about CSS events.
> Thanks.
> > However, we clearly don't have consensus on that yet, or existing
> > implementations, so I believe that DOM 4 (aka DOM Core) is the proper
> > place to define them, rather than DOM3 Events; DOM 4 has already been
> > started, so I don't think we will have any more delay specifying them
> > there than in DOM3 Events.
> I'm perfectly fine with that if you guys a) think it's not worth delaying the spec
> b) already plan to think about it for next level.
> I only thought it was worth commenting about that and pointing out that we
> may need such events in the near future.
> > Alternately, they could be defined in some separate spec... a CSS
> > Events spec, perhaps?
> If you mean a spec about CSS Events hosted by your WG, yes. A spec hosted by
> CSS WG, I don't think so: I'd rather leave DOM (if you except the CSS Object
> Model) outside of CSS WG's scope. If you guys starts a CSS Events spec, be sure
> we will contribute and help, no worries.
> > I'd like to hear from implementers on their opinions, and from my
> > co-editor Jacob Rossi, as well as the rest of the WebApps and CSS
> > communities.
> Yeah I think it makes sense. I mean if implementors are going to implement
> such events in the near future, well...
> </Daniel>

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