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Re: Editable: (trivial) SVG 1.2 May 2004 draft

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 16:05:15 +1000
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040826060515.GD19966@grorg.local>

On Fri 13 Aug 2004, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> 
> Hi,
> 
> the text says:
> 
> [[
> For WYSIWYG editing the following functionality must be made available:
>  +movement to the next/previous character (in logical order) with
> Left/Right arrows for horizontal text and Down/Up keys for vertical text
>  +movement to the next/previous line with the Down/Up keys for horizontal
> text and Right/Left for vertical text
>  +movement to the beginning of the line with the Home key
>  +movement to the end of the line with the End key
>  +the system-dependent keyboard binding for copy/cut/paste
> 
> For devices without keyboard access, the equivalent system input methods
> should be used wherever possible to provide the functionality described
> above.
> ]] - http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-SVG12-20040510/#editable-attribute
> 
> Why are some of the keys specified, and others left as "system-dependent"?
> It would seem better to specify for each that the functions must be
> available, and must be activated by the system-dependent functionality.

I agree.

Dean
Received on Thursday, 26 August 2004 06:05:30 UTC

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