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Re: [SVGMobile12] event aliasing

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 01:21:42 -0700
Message-Id: <EA891B00-938B-4971-8AC6-997DD092DA83@apple.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On Apr 2, 2006, at 12:52 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> On Sun, 02 Apr 2006 13:32:35 +0200, Doug Schepers  
> <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>> Thoughts?
>
> I hope to reply to the rest of your e-mail at some later point.  
> Regarding event aliasing, how about dropping it and dispatching  
> both the "legacy" and new event instead? None of the events is  
> cancelable (except for the newly introduced activate which can be  
> dropped) so that shouldn't cause any problems. You require UAs to  
> support both events, authors to use the non-deprecated event and  
> you're done.

This sounds like a really good idea to me. Dispatching both is much  
easier to explain with reference to DOM Events and doesn't require  
UAs to implement whole new concepts like event alias tables and  
events that change their name during dispatch.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Monday, 3 April 2006 08:22:42 GMT

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