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Re: [DOM 3 Events] Keyboard events feedback

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 23:18:25 +0300
Message-ID: <47FE7611.4040601@helsinki.fi>
To: Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>
CC: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Erik Dahlström wrote:
>
> Hello public-webapi,
>
...
> * Current spec doesn't take the current situation into account so it
> creates just yet another system that implementors have to implement. Why
> specify a brand new "textInput" event instead of specifying "keypress"
> which everyone must support in any case?
Well, Opera, nor IE nor Safari support keypress with IME input.

> What is the interaction
> supposed to be between the "textInput" event and the "keypress" event -
> in what order do they fire, do both fire if one is cancelled by the
> script etc.?
That is something to be defined. Or specify properly how keypress
should work, also with IME.

-Olli
Received on Thursday, 10 April 2008 20:19:03 GMT

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