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Re: Added 'locale' to Text, Keyboard, and Composition Events [ISSUE-119]

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 23:10:16 -0500
Message-ID: <4D1C0628.8000308@w3.org>
To: Jacob Rossi <jrossi@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Hi, Jacob-

Jacob Rossi wrote (on 12/28/10 11:01 AM):
> On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Doug Schepers wrote:
>> I took the liberty of renaming 'inputLocale' to 'locale', since
>> most developers prefer shorter, nonCamelCased names, and it
>> seems equally descriptive.
> I think we had decided on inputLocale to be consistent with the
> naming of inputMethod. :-)

We had discussed it, but I don't recall a specific resolution either 
way.  I don't consider consistency with 'inputMethod' as important as 
ease of use, since they aren't particularly related.

Also, 'inputMethod' is only on Text events, while 'locale' is on several 
different interfaces.

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG, WebApps, and Web Events WGs
Received on Thursday, 30 December 2010 04:10:19 UTC

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