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Re: ACTION-25: Make a proposal for the additions that the mobile folks have been asking for in keyboard events

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 17:43:32 -0700
Message-ID: <444041B4.2070509@sicking.cc>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, Public Web API <public-webapi@w3.org>

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> Why not use these?:
>>
>>     Up
>>     Down
>>     Left
>>     Right
>>     Enter
>>     F1
>>     F2
>>
>> ...?
>>
>> That way applications built to support arrow keys automatically work on
>> mobile devices without having to do anything special.
> 
> I had the same reaction when I saw the list. I agree it would be better 
> to overload these onto the closest corresponding traditional desktop 
> keys. This increases the odds of apps written for the desktop working 
> out of the box.

Add me to the 'me too' list.

/ Jonas
Received on Saturday, 15 April 2006 00:43:46 GMT

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