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Re: SVG12: DOMObject portability

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 13:24:18 +0100
Message-ID: <20051203132418.t97l7vpcg3q8kkk8@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

Quoting Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>:
>>> I'm just replying to your last question since I don't know anything
>>> about Gecko. The reason not to return a Node is because you can set
>>> focus on an SVGElementInstance (like a use:d element) which isn't  a Node
>>> but an EventTarget.
>> Per DOM3Events EventTarget is implemented on all objects that  
>> implement the Node
>> interface[1]. What's your point?
> Yes, but SVGElementInstance doesn't.

So SVG extends DOM events in such a way that non-Nodes can become the 
target of
an event? Only for SVGElementInstance? Was there really no cleaner way 
to solve

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 3 December 2005 12:24:20 UTC

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