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[D3E] Last Call Feedback: Missing Key Value from Key Value Set

From: Travis Leithead <travil@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2010 16:39:12 +0000
To: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: Kirk Sykora <ksykora@microsoft.com>, Jacob Rossi <jrossi@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <9768D477C67135458BF978A45BCF9B381EE7DF@TK5EX14MBXW605.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
During implementation of the 'key' and 'char' properties in IE9, we discovered that there appears to be a missing key from the Key Values Set (6.2.7).

For the number-pad keys, there are already keys provided in the list in the current draft of the spec for:

*         "Add"

*         "Subtract"

*         "Divide"

*         "Decimal"

*         "Subtract"

However, "Multiply" is missing.

I do not know if this is a deliberate omission because of the text in the final paragraph of section 6.2, which says: "due to the lack of a multiplication key on many keyboard".

The Windows OS is providing this named key ["Multiply"] to IE, and therefore to other browsers as well. I propose that "Multiply" be added to the list of Key Value Set.
Received on Thursday, 7 October 2010 16:40:12 UTC

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