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focus... Re: Touch and gestures events

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 00:19:42 +0200
To: Olli@pettay.fi, João Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u12iy4h1wxe0ny@widsith.local>
On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 22:11:50 +0200, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>  
wrote:

> On 10/19/09 8:56 PM, João Eiras wrote:
...
>> Therefore they should be completely
>> separate from any kind of mouse event feature. Obviously, the scroll and
>> zoom events would need a target which would be the element with focus,
> Why the element with focus? Why not the element under cursor or  
> something? (Similar to mouse wheel, which can be used to zoom, at least  
> in Firefox)

Well, there is an argument that focus and mouse navigation should be more  
closely tied in general - what you are hovering with the mouse is what you  
are looking at now, what I move to with the keyboard is what I am looking  
at now...

cheers

Chaals

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