[Bug 25655] Proposal for UIEvent "role" property


Travis Leithead [MSFT] <travil@microsoft.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |public-webapps@w3.org
          Component|DOM3 Events                 |UI Events
           Assignee|travil@microsoft.com        |garykac@google.com

--- Comment #3 from Travis Leithead [MSFT] <travil@microsoft.com> ---
(In reply to caitp from comment #2)
> I've been looking over the IndieUI proposals, and I think it covers some of
> this, but not all of it, and not necessarily very well.
> Adding new event types seems like a non-solution which complicates things
> further. Instead, annotating existing events with a role for their
> particular UI interaction, and providing a way to listen to events filtered
> based on the annotated interaction, seems much simpler, and easier to
> polyfill.
> But I suppose discussions about that would be better suited for the IndieUI
> WG.
> But it's good that there's at least an interest in working with high-level
> interactions rather than low-level inputs, so that's great.

Thanks! There may be something we can add in to some events to improve the

Note: moving to UI Events path which is where future work and feature requests
are being collected at the moment.

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Received on Monday, 12 May 2014 18:58:48 UTC