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Re: [SVG Mobile] XML events

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 22:59:41 +0000 (UTC)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: Public SVG list <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601242257391.2856@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> Since, in practice, the group planned to limit the current scope of 
> event description to within a document to simplify implmentation for SVG 
> 1.2 tiny, and since there is no barrier to implementing a future 
> enhanced version of XML events in SVG-capable user agents, the group has 
> decided to compromise the goal of taking best advantage of the Web now 
> in order to simplify compatibility with the existing XML events 
> specification, and will therefore use the existing XML events 
> specification as it is. We believe this is exactly what you have 
> requested in your comments.

Good. Thanks.

> In order to provide the ability to use the Web at large, we will 
> therefore rely on people having to implement a successor XML Events 
> specification as well, if or when that becomes available.

This is indeed as it should be.

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