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what is the event source ??

From: Jean-Michel Leon <jmleon@Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: 25 Jan 1999 17:29:48 -0800
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <lm090eqom7n.fsf@eng.sun.com>


It seems (reading CSS2, 2.2) that the 'target' property of the event
object is defined as the top most element that has received the
event. For example:

  <TABLE border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0
         onmousedown=doSomething() onmouseup=unDoSomething()>
	  <TD> content </TD>

In this case, by default TABLE, TR and TD have the same size, and TD
would always be the target, and I don't see how to know that the event
handler was triggered on TABLE (i.e. that TABLE is the source that
triggered the event).

Did I miss something ?

Received on Monday, 25 January 1999 20:30:04 UTC

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