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Re: ISSUE-87 (wheel targets): Target node types for mousewheel/mousemultiwheel events [DOM3 Events]

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 16:46:57 +0300
Message-ID: <49D21ED1.1020200@helsinki.fi>
To: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 3/31/09 4:18 PM, Web Applications Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> ISSUE-87 (wheel targets): Target node types for mousewheel/mousemultiwheel events [DOM3 Events]
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> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/track/issues/87
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> Raised by: Doug Schepers
> On product: DOM3 Events
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> Per Sergey Ilinsky<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2009JanMar/0244.html>:
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> According to overview of event types http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Events/events.html#Events-EventTypes-complete the Document node is a valid target for mousewheel/mousemultiwheel events. However, this seems to be wrong to me since other MouseEvent interface events do not have Document as valid target and mousewheel event is not different from them either (consider mousemove).
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Note, mousewheel isn't specified properly yet.
And, actually mouse events could be targeted to document, if 
documentElement is removed from document. So IMO we should add Document 
to the possible targets of all mouse events.


-Olli
Received on Tuesday, 31 March 2009 13:47:40 GMT

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