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Re: ACTION-195: mousewheel proposal

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 20:10:52 +0200
To: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tbrl4eii64w2qv@id-c0020.www.planet.nl>

On Mon, 26 Jun 2006 19:34:50 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 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.

You attended the discussion around this and for some reason we decided not  
to do mousewheelx. If you think we still need that event... I guess we can  
add it.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Monday, 26 June 2006 18:11:04 GMT

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