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Re: ISSUE-30: mousewheel event

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 01:41:58 -0500
Message-ID: <44014DB6.9000601@earthlink.net>
To: Anthony Ettinger <aettinger@sdsualumni.org>
CC: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>

Anthony Ettinger wrote:
> fwiw, mousewheel is hardcoding the device-type, probably not a good
> idea. "DOMScrollWheel" or "scroll".

   There's already a "scroll" event.

> It's basically the same as using the up/down arrows.

   No it isn't. The mousewheel/DOMMouseScroll event occurs on an element
that you hover the pointer device over. The up and down arrow keys
typically only apply to an activated element, not a hovered one.
Received on Sunday, 26 February 2006 06:42:13 UTC

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