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Re: ISSUE-2311 (anchor events): Anchor events (anchorActivated, anchorTargeted) [SVG Core 2.0]

From: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2010 13:04:33 +0100
To: "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>, "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: "SVG Working Group WG" <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u88ztvqcgeuyw5@localhost>
On Mon, 08 Mar 2010 12:46:47 +0100, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Mar 8, 2010, at 11:41 , Doug Schepers wrote:
>> Robin Berjon wrote (on 3/8/10 5:25 AM):
>>> On Mar 6, 2010, at 19:50 , SVG Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>>> ISSUE-2311 (anchor events): Anchor events (anchorActivated,
>>>> anchorTargeted) [SVG Core 2.0]
>>>>
>>>> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/track/issues/2311
>>>>
>>>> Raised by: Doug Schepers On product: SVG Core 2.0
>>>>
>>>> It would be useful for authors to know when an anchor has been
>>>> activated, and when an anchor target (e.g. a fragment-id) has
>>>> been navigated to.  These events can be applied for both script or
>>>> declarative animation.
>>>
>>> There's already been work on this, see:
>>>
>>> https://developer.mozilla.org/en/DOM/window.onhashchange
>>
>> Ah, good.  ("hashchange" is a terrible name, but...)
>
> You don't say, but hey, it's there.
>
>> Is there also an event when a link is activated?
>
> I'm not sure I understand what you're looking for precisely here, the  
> click event is dispatched when a link is activated (even if not by  
> clicking) — or am I missing something?

http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/animate.html#BeginValueListSyntax

Specify begin="indefinite" and the animation can be started by a hyperlink  
to that animation element, which I think addresses at least a part of your  
use-case.

Cheers
/Erik

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Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
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