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RE: SVG12: event base for audio/video/animation elements

From: Doug Schepers <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 00:58:35 -0400
To: "'Bjoern Hoehrmann'" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060706045838.B5779949F@postalmail-a1.dreamhost.com>

Hi, Bjoern-

Thanks for your comment.

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
|   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20051207/multimedia.html is
| unclear about the event base for the audio/video/animation 
| elements; in
| SMIL this is the timed element, while the draft refers to the 
| like animation elements for which it is the target element; 
| please state
| clearly in the draft what the event base for these elements is.

>From our reading of the SMIL Timing Events specification, the default
event-base for geometrically-rendered elements is the element itself, and
for non-graphical elements, such as audio, it is the SVG root itself, as a
consequence of event bubbling.

We have contacted the SYMM WG to confirm that this is the case.  If they
indicate otherwise, we will make this explicit in our specification.

If this does not satisfy your concern, please let us know promptly.

Doug, on behalf of the SVG WG
Received on Thursday, 6 July 2006 04:58:54 UTC

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