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Re: ACTION-195: mousewheel proposal

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 17:34:50 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0606261733130.4826@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 24 Jun 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Based on discussion by Maciej, Ian and Björn I propose the following 
> for the two mousewheel events we want to introduce based on the 
> discussion during the SF F2F.

This doesn't seem to handle one of the important use cases, namely, being 
able to override horizontal scrolling to do script-based scrolling, but 
leaving vertical scrolling as being handled by the UA. IF the user goes 
diagonally, then one event will fire with two fields set to non-zero 
values, but the script is stuck: if it cancels the event, the vertical 
scrolling won't happen, and if it doesn't, horizontal scrolling will 
happen in addition to its own.

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