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Re: proposal: add input/keyboard locale to text and keyboard events [ISSUE-119]

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2010 17:27:47 -0800
Message-ID: <4D06C813.5050304@helsinki.fi>
To: Jacob Rossi <jrossi@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, "aharon@google.com" <aharon@google.com>
On 12/13/2010 04:44 PM, Jacob Rossi wrote:
>> > 1. What about handwriting and voice? Both should be highly
>
>> > language-dependent, so conceptually there should be no problem with
>
>> > assigning to these events an input locale. Are they covered by keyboard
>
>> > and/or composition events?
>
>> >
>
>> > 2. An application may not need the power of working with keyboard and/or
>
>> > composition events, but much prefer the simplicity of text events.
> For such
>
>> > an application, the feature would be killed (although I admit that
> this is
>
>> > stronger language than warranted).
>
>> >
>
>> > Aharon
>
> Agreed, conceptually itís not blocked from being defined for those input
> methods. And so, per discussion in the telecon on Wed, itíll be put on
> KeyboardEvent, CompositionEvent, and TextEvent. However, it will be
> specíd in such a way that either ďĒ or the correct inputLocale will be
> considered passing implementations for this property since UAs may not
> be able to define it accurately for all input methods.

I think you mean null, not "" ;)


-Olli


  And this way, it
> enables the spec to be forward compatible should it ever become possible
> for UAs to define it for more input methods not covered by Keyboard and
> Composition events.
>
> -Jacob
>
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