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Re: SVGT 1.2: "evt" vs "event" as the implicit event argument to event handlers

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 13:12:02 -0700
Message-Id: <55BF1A1A-CF16-4045-9B30-375DB5CBFD65@apple.com>
Cc: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, doug.schepers@vectoreal.com, www-svg@w3c.org
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>

On Apr 24, 2006, at 1:04 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> On Apr 24, 2006, at 11:28 AM, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> On Friday, April 21, 2006, 11:37:17 PM, Maciej wrote:
>> MS> A) I agree that changing what "event" or "evt" means for XHTML or
>> MS> HTML event handler attributes is out of scope for SVG.
>> When you say "changing", which is the published specification that  
>> would
>> change? I ask because as far as we can tell there isn't one. But  
>> yes if
>> this were to change W3C-wide it would be WebAPI that would likely own
>> that spec.
> Right now it is unspecified but there is a common de facto  
> practice. If someone were to standardize how HTML event listener  
> attributes work, ideally it would be a group working on an HTML  
> standard. Web API

Meant to say: "Web API is probably not the best forum for redefining  
what HTML means, but may be an acceptable last resort."

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