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From Voice Extensible Markup Language (VoiceXML) Version 2.0 (2004-03-16) | Glossary for this source

A notification "thrown" by the implementation platform , VoiceXML interpreter context , VoiceXML interpreter , or VoiceXML code. Events include exceptional conditions (semantic errors), normal errors (user did not say something recognizable), normal events (user wants to exit), and user defined events.
events and scripting, event handler, eventhandler,

From User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (2002-12-17) | Glossary for this source

User agents often perform a task when an event having a particular "event type" occurs, including user interface events, changes to content, loading of content, and requests from the operating environment. Some markup languages allow authors to specify that a script, called an event handler, be executed when an event of a given type occurs. An event handler is explicitly associated with an element when the event handler is associated with that element through markup or the DOM. The term "event bubbling" describes a programming style where a single event handler dispatches events to more than one element. In this case, the event handlers are not explicitly associated with the elements receiving the events (except for the single element that dispatches the events). Note: The combination of HTML, style sheets, the Document Object Model (DOM), and scripting is commonly referred to as "Dynamic HTML" or DHTML. However, as there is no W3C specification that formally defines DHTML, this document only refers to event handlers and scripts.

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