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Re: SVG 1.2 / 2.0 Keyboard Events

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 22:07:26 +0200
Message-ID: <85116524296.20020605220726@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org, "Doug Schepers" <doug@schepers.cc>
CC: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com

On Wednesday, May 22, 2002, 11:04:25 PM, Doug wrote:

DS> I could not agree more. Considering the fantastic text-handling
DS> possibilities of SVG, this seems to be a much-needed addition.

DS> At the very minimum, I'd like to see Western keyboard letter, number, and
DS> notational characters handled, and I'd really love to see such commands keys
DS> as the arrows, insert, delete, and backspace thrown in as well. Dare I say
DS> "tab"?

DS> I'll stop short of asking for support for the play/pause/ff/stop command
DS> keys on fancy keyboards...

Please peruse


and tell us if that seems to fit the bill?

DS> AndrewWatt2001@aol.com wrote:
>> I would like to suggest that appropriate handling of keyboard events in a
>> standard way be added to / strengthened in the Requirements
>> documents for SVG
>> 1.2 / 2.0.
>> That may be covered by Chapter 5 of the current Requirements
>> document, since
>> it makes mention of DOM Level 3. I would, at a minimum, like to
>> see the "may"
>> upgraded to at least a "should".
>> Andrew Watt

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Received on Wednesday, 5 June 2002 16:08:07 UTC

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