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Proposal: Input Method Editor API (was: proposal: add input/keyboard locale to text and keyboard events [ISSUE-119])

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 00:43:05 -0500
Message-ID: <4CFF1AE9.6060906@w3.org>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
CC: Jacob Rossi <jrossi@microsoft.com>, "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, "jonas@sicking.cc" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "annevk@opera.com" <annevk@opera.com>, "hbono@google.com" <hbono@google.com>, Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>
Hi, Charles-

Charles Pritchard wrote (on 12/2/10 3:40 PM):
>   This didn't receive much discussion:
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2010-November/028976.html
>
> It's a proposal for a set of IME API features.
>
> I think it's worth more attention than it received.
>
> Again, in relation to locale and IME: having locale available means that
> a getSpellingRanges(localeCode) could
> be added to the DOM specs; making the identification of spelling
> mistakes much easier, in contentEditable
> and other elements.

Was this proposed anywhere on a W3C list?  I think I heard some of my 
colleagues talking about it, but I'm not sure it's the same proposal.

Regards-
-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG, WebApps, and Web Events WGs
Received on Wednesday, 8 December 2010 05:43:10 GMT

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