[Bug 10821] i18n comment 17 : setting input and textarea element direction through browser UI should set the dir attribute and trigger oninput event


--- Comment #8 from Ehsan Akhgari [:ehsan] <ehsan@mozilla.com> 2010-10-18 21:44:32 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> It would be useful to have a concrete example of a script that would like to
> know when the user changes textarea/input directionality.  I can't think of one
> offhand.

A very common use case would be a webmail email client, which wants to generate
the correct HTML version for an email typed in a textarea element by the user,
possibly in the opposite direction as the base direction of the webmail
client's web page.

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Received on Monday, 18 October 2010 21:44:34 UTC