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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 23:26:33 +0300
Message-ID: <49D27C79.9050507@helsinki.fi>
To: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 3/31/09 10:54 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Mar 2009, Olli Pettay wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Any event can be targetted at any EventTarget;
True


> I don't really understand
> what it means for the DOM Events spec to define what targets are valid.
Also true. We should probably remove the list of "valid" targets.
They are there just to indicate the common targets or something like that.


> Unless we are going to actually define the precise rules for how user
> interaction events are fired (which we should)
We should, but not in DOM Events (core) spec, IMO. Different 
environments may want different kind of interaction.


-Olli
Received on Tuesday, 31 March 2009 20:27:10 GMT

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