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Re: DOM3 Key events

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 18:36:50 -0500
Message-ID: <46B11912.3010903@mit.edu>
To: Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Oliver Hunt wrote:
> Really?  By my testing it matches Firefox 2 behaviour on both mac and 
> windows.
> IE behaviour results in the keypress not being fired.

Oh, I see.  Firefox behavior is to fire the keypress event but to call 
preventDefault() on it first, so that the default action doesn't take place... 
Which has the same effect as what IE does in the common case, but isn't exactly 

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