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Re: ACTION-195: mousewheel proposal

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 18:17:24 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0606261816380.4826@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 26 Jun 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> 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.

I'm just pointing out that it doesn't handle one of the use cases that I 
seem to recall we had put forward as an important case.

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