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Re: [D3E] Last Call Feedback: expected 'char' values for certain 'key's in Key Values Set

From: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2010 18:10:46 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTik0+oC6NtBYC0z6puadq1ADk0SjRJZY+H9XQjDT@mail.gmail.com>
To: Travis Leithead <travil@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Kirk Sykora <ksykora@microsoft.com>, Jacob Rossi <jrossi@microsoft.com>
I understand "Enter", but why do the others even need special key names? For
example, can't "Add" just have the key name of "+"?

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 4:00 PM, Travis Leithead <travil@microsoft.com>wrote:

> Dear DOM Level 3 Events WG:
>
> In implementation of IE9's support for the 'key' and 'char' properties of
> the Keyboard event, we found that additional named keys provide char values,
> which are not explicitly called out in the current editor's draft of section
> 6.2.7.
>
> The subset we have identified so far, which we expect users to want char
> values for are listed below:
>
> key Name        Char value
> 'Add'           +
> 'Decimal'       .
> 'Divide'        /
> 'Enter'         \n
> 'Multiply'      *
> 'Subtract'      -
>
> It is our recommendation that these 'char' values be added to the spec's
> list of Key Values Set.
>
>
Received on Sunday, 17 October 2010 01:11:37 GMT

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