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Re: No initSVGZoomEvent ?

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 10:56:42 +0100
Message-ID: <11558058359.20021113105642@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org, Jason Davis <davisj@mssm.org>

Hello Jason, www-svg,

You wrote

> I've looked all throughout the SVG 1.0 and SVG 1.1 specs. After a while,
> I found that to create an SVGZoomEvent, you use the 'SVGZoomEvents' 
> string like:
> var evt = document.createEvent('SVGZoomEvents');
> BUT nowhere in the specs (unless I'm blind) does it mention an 
> initSVGZoomEvent. The IDL doesn't specify anything extra for an 
> SVGEvent, so initEvent would work for a 
> document.createEvent('SVGEvent'), but what about the SVGZoomEvent? The 
> specs define 5 extra properies on top of the UIEvent interface. 
> Shouldn't there be an initSVGZoomEvent method?

After some thought, the SVG WG thinks this might be a good idea. Not
for 1.1, which is the same as SVG 1.0 but with modularization, but we
are prepared to examine this suggestion for SVG 1.2 to see if an
additional method would be useful.


 Chris                          mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Wednesday, 13 November 2002 04:56:42 UTC

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