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RE: [selection] Selection.setBaseAndExtent

From: James M. Greene <james.m.greene@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2014 18:58:36 -0500
Message-ID: <CALrbKZjSEn2+wwYO8s7s7rh57vxFQrBNYkZ_M=nyaAWBg8ugSw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ben Peters <Ben.Peters@microsoft.com>
Cc: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
For consistent terminology with the rest of the API, shouldn't it be
`setAnchorAndFocus`?

Sincerely,
    James Greene
    Sent from my [smart?]phone
On Aug 5, 2014 5:54 PM, "Ben Peters" <Ben.Peters@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  I have added proposed text to this bug. Any objections to this?
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> Proposed text, based on the text for collapse():
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> void setBaseAndExtent (Node baseNode, unsigned long baseOffset, Node
> extentNode, unsigned long extentOffset);
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> The method must throw an IndexSizeError exception if offset is negative or
> longer than node's length ([DOM4]). Otherwise, it must create a new range,
> set ([DOM4]) its start to (baseNode, baseOffset) and its and end to
> (extentNode, extentOffset), and set the context object's range to the
> newly-created range.
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> *From:* Ben Peters
> *Sent:* Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:37 AM
> *To:* Ben Peters; Ryosuke Niwa; public-webapps@w3.org
> *Subject:* RE: [selection] Selection.setBaseAndExtent
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> I have filed a bug to track this issue [1].
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> Ben
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> [1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=25831
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> *From:* Ben Peters [mailto:Ben.Peters@microsoft.com
> <Ben.Peters@microsoft.com>]
> *Sent:* Monday, May 5, 2014 11:28 PM
> *To:* Ryosuke Niwa; public-webapps@w3.org
> *Subject:* [selection] Selection.setBaseAndExtent
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> I noticed that some websites use selection.setBaseAndExtent [1]. According
> to what limited documentation I could find, it works similar to
> selection.extend. Is there any intention to standardize this, or is it made
> obsolete by selection.extend?
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> Ben
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> [1]
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/985272/jquery-selecting-text-in-an-element-akin-to-highlighting-with-your-mouse
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Received on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 23:59:11 UTC

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