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Re: action item: definition of Event Handler

From: David MacDonald <befree@magma.ca>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 16:36:30 -0500
Message-Id: <200401152136.i0FLahKJ009729@mail3.magma.ca>
To: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Action Item 2.1 write 


Definition of Event Handler


A section of code that responds to an action taken by the user (or user
agent). On web pages, events are usually user actions such as moving the
mouse, typing, etc. An event handler determines the response to that action.
A technology specific event handler only responds to an action by one kind
of input device. An abstract an event handler is one which can be activated
by a variety of input devices. 




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