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Re: [DOM3 Events] "Super" and "Hyper" keys on Linux

From: Masayuki Nakano <masayuki@d-toybox.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2011 11:56:18 +0900
Message-ID: <4D4A1952.60403@d-toybox.com>
To: Joćo Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com>
CC: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On 2011/02/03 9:01, Joćo Eiras wrote:
> On , Masayuki Nakano <masayuki@d-toybox.com> wrote:
>> Hello.
>> On Linux, there are two modifier key types such as "Super" and "Hyper".
>> "Super" is mapped to Windows key on Ubuntu and Fedora. I'm not sure
>> about "Hyper".
> The windows logo is the metaKey boolean in events.

But both KeyboardEvent.metaKey of Firefox and Google chrome return false 
for Windows key on Linux and Windows.

If Windows key should be metaKey, should DOM key event for both Meta key 
and Super key return true by metaKey property? And if so, we should use 
same key value for both meta key and super key? I don't think it makes 

Masayuki Nakano <masayuki@d-toybox.com>
Manager, Internationalization, Mozilla Japan.
Received on Thursday, 3 February 2011 02:57:09 UTC

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