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Re: [SVGMobile12] listener element

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 11:40:53 -0800
Message-Id: <1946C559-EC22-471D-8838-47E68F84D8B2@apple.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>


On Jan 12, 2006, at 7:33 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> Quoting Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>:>
>>> Please change the draft so that it no longer conflicts with XML  
>>> Events and
>>> a UA
>>> can implement both SVG 1.2 Tiny and XML Events.
>>
>> No, please remove the handler element entirely and remove any  
>> mention of XML
>> events, or provide detailed use cases for their inclusion.
>
> You have a point. What can be done using XML Events what can't be  
> done using
> AddEventListenerNS etc.? Jim's suggestion would certainly satisfy  
> my comment.

My own proposal (in another comment) was to drop the incompatible XML  
Events support and bring back onfoo style inline event handlers. The  
combination of these and the DOM API is convenient enough and  
sufficient for most purposes.

Cheers,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 12 January 2006 19:41:30 GMT

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