[Bug 13520] Drag and Drop without a pointing device


Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|FIXED                       |

--- Comment #7 from Andrew Kirkpatrick <akirkpat@adobe.com> 2011-11-15 14:33:16 UTC ---
I think that there is a need to be very clear that drag and drop needs to
support non-mouse operations.  I can accept the ambiguity of the phrases like
"The user would probably have to explicitly indicate his intention to perform a
drag-and-drop operation" as long as the support for keyboard users to complete
the task is plainly stated.  

I'd like to see some form of my suggested first sentence included: "Drag and
drop operations must be able to be accomplished without a pointing device." 
This "must" makes it clear.  In the current version the word "probably" weakens
the requirement, or at least muddies it.

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Received on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 14:33:38 UTC