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Re: [xlink11] event handling of nested links

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 12:42:25 -0500
Message-ID: <CF83BAA719FD2C439D25CBB1C9D1D30202178371@HQ-MAIL4.ptcnet.ptc.com>
To: <www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org>, "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>

>* Norman Walsh wrote:
>>/ Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl> was heard to say:
>>| It is unclear how event handling should happen for nested links.
>>|
>>|  ...
>>|   <div xlink:href="foo">xx
>>|    <div xlink:href="bar">yy</div>
>>|   xx</div>
>>|  ...
>>|
>>| What happens when you activate (in terms of DOM3) the inner div
element for
>>| example?
>>|
>>| I suggest that the specification gets a normative section on event
handling in
>>| terms of DOM3 or if that is impossible with respect to exit criteria
in terms
>>| of DOM2.
>>
>>The XML Core WG has considered this comment and concluded that it is
outside
>>the scope of changes chartered for XLink 1.1. Please let us know if
this
>>satisfies your concerns.
>
>Considering that XLink 1.0 has the same error and the XML Core Working
>Group is required to maintain XLink 1.0, I don't see how the XLink 1.1
>part of the charter is relevant here. If the XML Core Working Group
>thinks this should not be fixed in any Technical Report on XLink,
please
>make a technically sound argument to back that up. If the Working Group
>thinks this should be addressed but W3C should call for implementation
>of XLink 1.1 with unresolved technical issues first, please make that
>explicit.

The XML Core WG has confirmed its consensus that it is outside
the scope of the XLink specification to discuss event handling
in terms of DOM.  We do not feel this is an unresolved technical
issue for the XLink 1.1 specification, nor do we feel it makes
sense to list in the XLink 1.1 specification everything that
the specification leaves undefined.

Does this adequately address your comment, or do you wish for
the XML Core WG to record your feelings on this matter as an 
official objection when we request CR?

Paul Grosso
for the XML Core WG
Received on Wednesday, 25 January 2006 17:44:03 GMT

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