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Re: Target of onkeyup/down/press events

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 17:22:24 +0300
Message-ID: <4DCD3EA0.1000205@helsinki.fi>
To: Giuseppe Pascale <giuseppep@opera.com>
CC: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On 05/13/2011 05:20 PM, Olli Pettay wrote:
> On 05/13/2011 05:12 PM, Giuseppe Pascale wrote:
>> On Thu, 12 May 2011 17:00:11 +0200, Olli Pettay
>> <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:
>>>
>>> I tried to come one with a testcase which might dispatch key events to
>>> document, but so far no luck.
>>> If all the elements are removed from document, key events aren't
>>> dispatched to document nor window, in gecko, webkit, opera -
>>> at least not in my testcase.
>>>
>>> So, so far the spec looks ok.
>>>
>>
>> I've been thinking about this a bit but I'm still not sure if the spec
>> was correct [1].
>> What you say is correct, so my confusion is only "linguistic". What does
>> "Target" mean in that table?
>>
>> If it means the "proximal event target" [2]
> It means this, and it even says so
> "Trusted proximal event target types"

Ah, it doesn't say that in the box explaining event type,
but it does say that in
http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/DOM-Level-3-Events/html/DOM3-Events.html#event-types-list


Anyhow, target is quite clear to me.


>
>
> -Olli
>
>
> (i.e. the value of
>> event.target) then I agree with you that the spec was correct.
>> But if it just mean "event target" [3] as in you can register a listener
>> for this event on the object X, than I think the spec was wrong.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] note that meanwhile the editor added Document to the event target.
>> [2]
>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/DOM-Level-3-Events/html/DOM3-Events.html#glossary-proximal-event-target
>>
>>
>> [3]
>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/DOM-Level-3-Events/html/DOM3-Events.html#glossary-event-target
>>
>>
>
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