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Re: SVG12: DOMObject portability

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 10:14:54 +0100
To: Andrew Shellshear <Andrew.Shellshear@cisra.canon.com.au>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org, SVG WG <w3c-svg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2dfnq19vqelfdup2edqpup9o016o88ejkd@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Andrew Shellshear wrote:
>>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/svgudom.html states
>> that getCurrentFocusedObject() returns a DOMObject; this is pretty use-
>> less as in order to use it, there would need to be binding-specific
>> methods to determine the type of the object; pretty much no other DOM
>> methods make assumptions about languages providing this ability, please
>> make this method more language neutral.
>We have added the following explanitary text to the description of getCurrentFocusedObject in
>http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/svgudom.html#svg::SVGSVGElement -
>Returns a reference to the object which has the focus.  This returns a 
>DOMObject because the currently focused object may be an object outside 
>the SVG namespace.  If the currently focused object is in the SVG 
>namespace, it should be cast to events::EventTarget.

Could you please provide a rationale for the Working Groups decision to
reject my request so I can register a formal objection to that decision?
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