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S. Mike Dierken mike at dierken.com
Sat Oct 22 16:33:46 PDT 2005

> > 
> > 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.

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