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Re: A suggestion for simpler DOM 3 custom events

From: Gavin Kistner <gavin@refinery.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 08:30:27 -0600
Message-Id: <922A2D75-73E5-4563-9E88-7BCC3887C3C3@refinery.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Cameron McCormack <cam-www-svg@aka.mcc.id.au>

On Oct 5, 2005, at 7:56 PM, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> I'd like to make another suggestion about DOM 3 custom events; this  
> time
> a great simplification.

To chime in, since there have been no responses - I think this an  
excellent idea. As a card-carrying scripter, I find languages that  
don't let you easily extend instances of an object frustrating and  
limiting; that said, I can see the need to supply some method for  
Java types to throw their own payload onto the event.

Your single-property packaging smells like a nice compromise to me.  
(And yes, by your example, I would very rarely create a custom event  
given the current implementation requirements.)
Received on Friday, 7 October 2005 14:30:43 UTC

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