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jasper at album.co.nz
Sat Oct 22 17:20:11 PDT 2005
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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