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Re: ISSUE-81: What should detail be for dblclick events?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 21:19:03 +0200
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5bq1621kt1sppgkb308e8ta6pcckgjpdv2@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Jonas Sicking wrote:
>I can't think of any use cases where you'd want to be able to tell 
>appart the first double-click (corresponding to clickEvent.detail == 2) 
>and a second (corresponding to clickEvent.detail == 4).
>
>However, it seems easy enough to say that the detail should be the same 
>as for the click event. This doesn't seem like a very harsh requirement 
>on implementations since the information is already available. So why not?

We would first have to clearly require that this click event occurs (it
does not at all in Internet Explorer and not consistently in Konqueror).
I'm not sure why dblclick.detail == click.detail would be better than
dblclick.detail == 2 or dblclick.detail == some undefined value though.
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