Component lifecycle hook 'functions' as event listeners?

Cheetham, Anastasia acheetham at
Wed Sep 21 13:46:36 UTC 2011

On 2011-09-21, at 1:00 AM, Antranig Basman wrote:

> On 20/09/2011 14:37, Cheetham, Anastasia wrote:
>> My question is this: Is this something we want to let integrators know about? Or do we actually want to prevent them from realizing that these functions technically implemented this way?
> Hi AC - I would soft-pedal the lifecycle functions somewhat, ... So I would not go overboard in delving into the implementation details in the explanation. You can just refer the reader to the standard documentation on events for these details (which will, in contrast, remain stable).

Ok, will do. Thanks.

> On a related note, we probably want to highly encourage users to supply namespaces for standard listeners…

Good to know! I'll look into updating the event system docs (and any other relevant docs) to reinforce this. Thanks!

Anastasia Cheetham     Inclusive Design Research Centre
acheetham at            Inclusive Design Institute
                                        OCAD University

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