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Re: contenteditable on change

From: Al Gilman <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2008 10:19:40 -0500
Message-Id: <p06110406c3a69e9a85d1@[192.168.1.102]>
To: Tushar Kapila <tushar.kapila@gmail.com>, <www-html@w3.org>
At 8:46 PM +0530 5 01 2008, Tushar Kapila wrote:
>hello
>
>sometimes you want a html page just to be a client useful page. In 
>those cases contenteditable with javascript is useful for a 
>spreadsheet like page.
>
>But there is no on-change event.
>
>Need both contenteditable and an on change event for at least span 
>and div tags.

Embedded web applications such as you mention are the motivation for
the WAI-ARIA markup under development.

http://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria.php

In particular, for a spreadsheet, you would want to use the 'grid' role.

http://www.mozilla.org/access/dhtml/spreadsheet

WAI-ARIA is designed to give device-independent activation of 
application methods
and device-independent information on [changes in] application state.  By
interoperating with accessibility API interfaces that Assistive 
Technologies use to
afford this access to installed applications.

Al

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>Tushar Kapila
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