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Re: sXBL issue -- bindings getting notified when the bound element is inserted into a document

From: Jon Ferraiolo <jon.ferraiolo@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 19:11:44 -0800
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
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At 04:16 PM 3/23/2005, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>* Jon Ferraiolo wrote:
> >But I would expect that the most common scenario will be that XBL widget
> >libraries will define widgets which expose methods and DOM attributes. (And
> >generate events.) If that is indeed the case, then saying "widgets which
> >expose interfaces cannot be bound with CSS" is not a good approach -- it
> >wouldn't be worth the effort. Just extend the sXBL matching which is based
> >on QName to an XPath expression which is evaluated at the time the custom
> >element is added to the document. If the XPath expression matches, then
> >turn the custom element's identity into what the binding defines.
>So @element should be renamed to something less restrictive like @match?

Sounds like a good suggestion to me. I will forward this suggestion to the 
XBL task force.


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