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RE: SVG12: Confusing SVGLoad bubbling behavior note

From: Scott Hayman <shayman@rim.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 11:52:58 -0500
Message-ID: <1CA55DCF91707745A9B5091A303367E902434D54@XCH43YKF.rim.net>
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi Björn,

> From: Bjoern Hoehrmann

> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20051207/interact.htm
> l has a note
>   A SVGLoad event must be dispatched only to the element to
>   which the event applies; it must not be dispatched to its ancestors.
>   For example, if an 'image' element and its parent 'g' element both
>   have event listeners for SVGLoad events, when the 'image' element
>   has been loaded, only its event listener will be invoked. (The 'g'
>   element's event listener will indeed get invoked, but the invocation
>   will happen when the 'g' itself has been loaded.)
> This seems to be just a very confusing way to say that the 
> SVGLoad event does not bubble. Please replace this statement 
> with a simple statement that the SVGLoad event does not 
> bubble or simple remove the statement entirely (it's 
> redundant with the definition of the load event in the DOM 
> Level 3 Events specification, except that the text above 
> suggests the event won't be dispatched to the Document which 
> it would per DOM Level 3 Events, which is another problem).

Your suggestion makes good sense.  A concise statement to the effect that this event does not bubble will be added at the beginning of the paragraph.

Scott Hayman

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