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Re: XML Events

From: Sigurd Lerstad <sigler@bredband.no>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 15:13:18 +0100
Message-ID: <02f901c2ceb3$1015d7d0$591273d5@mmstudio>
To: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>

>
> I've seen virtually no-one have the need to use it, other than where
binding
> to ActiveX Object events are concerned where it's the only defined method.
>
> > Anyone have any ideas?
>
> Stick with the current, widely implemented, well understood methods until
> the new technology has proved itself superior.
>

XML Events have a lot more advantages than just being able to attach several
handlers to the same event.

It's supposed to be a general event system for all XML languages, be it
XHTML/SVG or something else. It's more integrated with how the event system
works on the DOM level. And it allows separation of content and scripting.

I will personally be very sad if XML Events aren't explored further for both
XHTML and SVG, maybe the two groups can work together on this.

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Sigurd Lerstad
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2003 08:10:25 GMT

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