event sink

event sink

A program routine that performs some action when a particular event occurs. The term often refers to mail client and server functions, in which filters are set up to delete or route messages based on certain conditions.
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In our programs we make use of the Dispatch event interfaces of the PowerPoint application, connectable object, connection point technology and event sink to catch and deal with these semantic events.
It uses Automation, Connection Point object and Event sinks technologies [23, 24] in doing this.
But insiders say the financial problems dogging a competition that is continuing to lose profits year on year might yet see this event sink without trace.
Having seen Elizabeth Hurley at a similar event sink into a flowerbed at Chester Zoo, sabotaged by her high-heeled slingbacks, my most lasting impression of Stefanie Powers is also the most unlikely: her sensible footwear.
As the horrific event sinks in, however, Ikuhara said he expected to see people with more stress-related issues.