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RE: Rename "DOM4 Events"

From: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 20:17:44 +0000
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Kentaro Hara <haraken@chromium.org>, "Arthur Barstow (art.barstow@nokia.com)" <art.barstow@nokia.com>
CC: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@chromium.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, "schepers@w3.org" <schepers@w3.org>, Dominic Cooney <dominicc@chromium.org>, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
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I'm happy to entertain a different name. However, I have concerns with "User Interface Events" since UIEvent is a particular interface out of many included in the spec.

If we were to scope this entirely to event constructors, we could name it just that:  "DOM Event Constructors".  But I have a feeling this spec could become a nice place for event additions that are beyond the scope of DOM4 (e.g. extensions to DOM3 Event interfaces, new interfaces, e.g.).  

If I understand Anne's concern, it's that folks will be diverted to "DOM4 Events" for the general event model despite that being in DOM3 Events and DOM4.  Perhaps we can combat that with a very obvious section at the top of the spec pointing to DOM4/D3E as the foundation upon which this spec extends?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Pieters [mailto:simonp@opera.com]
> Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2012 10:51 PM
> To: Kentaro Hara; Arthur Barstow (art.barstow@nokia.com); Jacob Rossi
> Cc: Alex Russell; Ian Hickson; Anne van Kesteren; www-dom@w3.org;
> schepers@w3.org; Dominic Cooney; Adrian Bateman
> Subject: Rename "DOM4 Events"
> On Sat, 28 Jan 2012 03:20:39 +0100, Jacob Rossi
> <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com> wrote:
> > It sounds like there's interest from several members to bring this
> > into webapps.
> > Art, is there an appropriate place that I can publish this on w3.org
> > so that I can start using CVS? And what are the next steps to get this
> > added as a deliverable for the WG (we discussed this briefly at TPAC)?
> Anne had concerns about the name "DOM4 Events".
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2011OctDec/0104.html

> I share his concerns. How about "User Interface Events"?
> --
> Simon Pieters
> Opera Software

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