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Re: DOM Keyboard Event Level 3 questions about proposal

From: Masayuki Nakano <masayuki@d-toybox.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:27:50 +0900
Message-ID: <512C55E6.9060508@d-toybox.com>
To: "Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик)" <garykac@chromium.org>, Brad Pettit <Brad.Pettit@microsoft.com>
CC: Егор Николаев <termi1uc1@gmail.com>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On 2013/02/26 14:14, Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик) wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:54 PM, Brad Pettit <Brad.Pettit@microsoft.com
> <mailto:Brad.Pettit@microsoft.com>> wrote:
>     As for the physical aspects of keys, there is also the human
>     interface device aspect. See
>     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_human_interface_device_class#USB_HID_API
>     and http://www.lvr.com/hidpage.htm
>     If an app cares about the keyboard at such a hardware level, perhaps
>     a completely new set of events, or even a raw scan code state,
>     should be exposed.
> Have you taken a look at the UI Events (formerly DOM4 Events) spec:
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/d4e/raw-file/tip/source_respec.htm
> We initially proposed using something like USB scancodes to the Keyboard
> events, and that has evolved into the above spec.  For context, see
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2012JulSep/0103.html and
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2012OctDec/0623.html
> Looking forward to any comments you may have,
> -Gary

Although, I have some objection for .code of D4E. At for now, we should 
make the .key and .char behavior clearer and more useful for web 
application developers.

Masayuki Nakano <masayuki@d-toybox.com>
Manager, Internationalization, Mozilla Japan.
Received on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 06:28:26 UTC

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