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RE: [DOM-Level-3-Events] Synthetic mouse events triggering default action

From: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:53:28 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Bogdan Brinza <bbrinza@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
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-----Original Message-----
From: annevankesteren@gmail.com [mailto:annevankesteren@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 2:40 AM, Bogdan Brinza <bbrinza@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Events/#trusted-events

>
>That text is utterly broken as we've discussed several times now.

Yeah, I've got a bug to fix that. Will probably refactor to match basically what Sicking wrote in 12230.

>Events do not cause action. Actions cause events (that can then prevent further action). There is one issue here with some implementations around a limited set >of events, discussed to great length in this bug:
>https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12230


It looks like that bug is trending in the right direction. We have additional data to drop into that bug now to help Rick and others identify additional behaviors and sites that depend on them.
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