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[Bug 12958] New: 'textinput' event should be renamed to 'input'

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Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 18:10:46 +0000
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-12958-4009@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: 'textinput' event should be renamed to 'input'
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: DOM3 Events
        AssignedTo: schepers@w3.org
        ReportedBy: mounir.lamouri@gmail.com
         QAContact: member-webapi-cvs@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, www-dom@w3.org

The 'input' event as defined in the HTML specifications is widely implemented
[1] but DOM3 Events specify an event named 'textinput' which seems to be
exactly what 'input' event tries to do. Couldn't the spec rename this event to

[1] Successfully tested on Gecko, Presto and Webkit. Didn't try IE.

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