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Re: [svg11] test suite question

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 23:17:02 -0800
Message-Id: <55BBB4AD-9691-42E6-A78A-DBE9A28A5C24@apple.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>

On Jan 30, 2006, at 2:20 PM, Jim Ley wrote:

> "Cameron McCormack" <cam-www-svg@aka.mcc.id.au> wrote in message
> news:20060130215907.GA6284@port.mcc.id.au...
>> Though I like this sort of sloppy focus in my window manager, I'm not
>> sure of its usefulness in SVG if you've also got the mouseover/ 
>> mouseout
>> events.
> Focus should happen exactly the same way as in the window manager,  
> therefore
> it should not be specified in the specification.

No, it should happen in the exact same way as in apps. While some X11  
window managers offer focus-follows-mouse, I don't know of any  
application or toolkit on any platform that uses this policy for,  
say, the text fields in a window. This would be extremely awkward  
since you would have to keep your mouse pointer over a text field  
while you type.

Received on Tuesday, 31 January 2006 07:22:29 UTC

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