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Re: ISSUE-122 (add mousewheel): Consider adding 'mousewheel' again [DOM3 Events]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:17:48 +0200
To: public-webapps@w3.org, "Web Applications Working Group Issue Tracker" <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vitdnxpc64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:09:38 +0200, Web Applications Working Group Issue  
Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
> 'mousewheel' was later dropped based on feedback from implementers  
> (Mozilla, Microsoft), who expressed a reluctance to implement  
> 'mousewheel', and a lack of useful interoperability and concern that any  
> change to improve interop would likely break a number of sites.
> However, the group may wish to consider adding it again, see:
> * http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2010JulSep/0103.html

Are you saying Internet Explorer no longer supports the mousewheel event?  
The reason Opera / Chrome / Safari support the event is because Internet  
Explorer has it too and is needed for compatibility. Mozilla indeed does  
not have it, but they have DOMMouseScroll or some such.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 10 September 2010 11:18:22 UTC

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