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Re: specification of "legacy" key events

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Thu, 08 May 2008 04:22:08 +0300
Message-ID: <482255C0.9030906@helsinki.fi>
To: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>
CC: olli@pettay.fi, public-webapi@w3.org

Hallvord R. M. Steen wrote:
>> Why not? IME could emulate normal keydown/keypress/keyup.
>
> For legacy content compatibility. IMEs that process key input do not
> currently cause keypress events to fire, and I believe changing this
> would break legacy content for IME users. (I'm fairly sure this point
> has been raised by implementors and I could try to find the relevant
> E-mails if you need them.)
>

Mozilla does dispatch a keypress with IME (at least when testing MS IME
Standard 2002 ver 8.1 / Hiragana) . So if you know some relevant
emails, would be great have the links.
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