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Re: Using CSS for XML Events

From: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 10:42:16 +0100
Message-ID: <3DFEF178.3080800@netscape.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

Shelby Moore wrote:
> It is common that a particular listener (event + handler) needs to be
> applied to large number of content nodes (elements), and it would nice if
> target attribute provided a way to classify versus redundant declarations.
> For example, look at the new CSS TreeMenu I coded on the (left frame of)
> following page, and note that the same onclick event and handler is
> declared for nearly every node of the tree:
> http://coolpagehelp.com
> What is needed is some way to specify a set (a class) of elements to which
> the same listener could be assigned.  Perhaps there is some way to leverage
> CSS's selectors technology for specifying targets or using CSS to assign
> listeners to selectors.

Basically, you want BECSS.
See http://www.w3.org/TR/becss

Daniel Glazman  - Netscape Communications Corp. -  glazman@netscape.com
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