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From: Jasper Bryant-Greene <jasper@album.co.nz>
Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2005 13:20:11 +1300
Message-ID: <1130026811.9123.1.camel@jasper.local>
On Sat, 2005-10-22 at 16:33 -0700, S. Mike Dierken wrote:
> > > 
> > > Since this is effectively capturing where the user's attention is 
> > > being spent (the click event I mean), should you also define the other 
> > > set of events of interest as well?
> > >  <a href="..." on-click-notify="myattention.org/dierken"
> > > on-hover-notify="myattention.org/dierken"
> > 
> > I realise this is hypothetical, but on-hover-notify would 
> > cause a *lot* of network traffic. Probably more than most 
> > server admins would like.
> Well, the client would only need to send one. Transferring state only needs
> to happen once - I'm assuming a UI event isn't what the website operator is
> interested in.

I would posit that most users hover over a lot of links before they
decide which one is most enticing to them. I am also interested to hear
of a use case for this feature?

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