Events bubble *up* through the DOM, not down. Form elements are
descendants of forms. If you fired the event on the form element, the
form could see it; but not the other way around.

T.J. Crowder
Independent Software Consultant
tj / crowder software / com

On Feb 1, 11:02 am, buda <www...@pochta.ru> wrote:
> On the form form1 is an element MyElement
> I attach to MyElement event handler
> MyElement.observe ( 'form: updated', function (e ){...});
> then in the code generating the event
> form1.fire ( 'form: updated');
> but the handler is not called for MyElement
> Why?

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