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Re: ISSUE-122 (add mousewheel): Consider adding 'mousewheel' again [DOM3 Events]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:17:48 +0200
To: public-webapps@w3.org, "Web Applications Working Group Issue Tracker" <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vitdnxpc64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:09:38 +0200, Web Applications Working Group Issue  
Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
> 'mousewheel' was later dropped based on feedback from implementers  
> (Mozilla, Microsoft), who expressed a reluctance to implement  
> 'mousewheel', and a lack of useful interoperability and concern that any  
> change to improve interop would likely break a number of sites.
>
> However, the group may wish to consider adding it again, see:
> * http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2010JulSep/0103.html

Are you saying Internet Explorer no longer supports the mousewheel event?  
The reason Opera / Chrome / Safari support the event is because Internet  
Explorer has it too and is needed for compatibility. Mozilla indeed does  
not have it, but they have DOMMouseScroll or some such.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Friday, 10 September 2010 11:18:22 GMT

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