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Re: Minutes, DOM3 Events telcon for 6 Feb 2008

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2008 12:17:05 +0100
To: "Stewart Brodie" <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t55iyrm464w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 07 Feb 2008 12:00:48 +0100, Stewart Brodie  
<stewart.brodie@antplc.com> wrote:
> I have implemented everything in DOM Level 3 events except for event  
> groups.

I believe those are dropped.

> Namespaces are incredibly simple to support.

The question is whether they're worth the additional API complexity, etc.

> None of the tests I've ever tried on it have done anything, leading me to
> believe it doesn't support DOM events at all.  Does it?

Internet Explorer doesn't support it.

> TBH, I think that the whole area of Key events is a total mess.  I don't
> understand the reluctance to at least document the "keypress" event,  
> which is what the vast majority of content on the web seems to rely on,  
> rather
> than just keyup and keydown.  None of the HTML authors I've spoken to  
> have ever heard of textInput.

I think nobody succeeded documenting it in enough detail so far.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 7 February 2008 11:13:50 UTC

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