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RE: [cssom-view] MouveEvent x and y

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:16:03 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E27D07216@TK5EX14MBXC111.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> From: Anne van Kesteren [mailto:annevk@opera.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:55 AM
> To: www-style@w3.org; Sylvain Galineau
> Subject: Re: [cssom-view] MouveEvent x and y
> 
> On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 20:32:14 +0200, Sylvain Galineau
> <sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> > I was wondering why these attributes were specified to be synonyms
> for
> > two other attributes ?
> 
> Presumably because that was the simplest of all possible definitions
> found
> :-) 
Fair enough. I was wondering if there was some rationale to it.

> We can change them if you think that is needed. 
Given that changing it will break someone somewhere and that there is no 
interop, changing our current behavior has pretty limited upside. I don't
really have anything to propose as an alternative. This is legacy.

> Speaking of
> MouseEvent, I got requests for defining offsetX and offsetY as well.
> Apparently they are needed for compatibility with some sites. It's such
> a mess.

That's the normative term, yes.
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