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[Bug 14427] Investigate if click()'s click-in-progress should apply to user and/or script initiated clicks

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Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 10:16:04 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14427

--- Comment #8 from Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@gmail.com> 2011-10-27 10:16:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> Keyboard events can directly cause the link to be followed (hitting enter
> triggers a trusted click event). I don't mind changing this stuff, it's not
> been carefully reviewed as far as I know. In any case, I'll address this in bug
> 14471.
> 
> As far as this bug is concerned, I don't see anything that needs to change. Any
> objections to closing the bug?

It is just that there are apparently some scripts which end up
calling .click() in the element which user activated.
IE and Opera open the link just once, but per spec it should be opened twice.
Gecko follows the spec and that has lead to at least one bug in Mozilla's
bugzilla.

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