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[whatwg] 'input' event interpretation

From: Rimvydas <naktinis@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 14:49:45 +0100
Message-ID: <ea84759c0811070549h5d7b4615ob5fcb76a0fbd9bb8@mail.gmail.com>
Are you talking about section "4.2.  The  change  and  input  events" ?

It still concentrates mostly on entering text with keyboard. But what
another forms of input i've mentioned? They are still popular among
UAs but are not mentioned here. However I think, as I've mentioned,
they change the value of an input field due to input from the user
(mouse click).

2008/11/7 Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
> On Fri, 2 May 2008, Rimvydas wrote:
>>
>> The question is related to the 'input' event on Web Forms 2.0.
>>
>> The WF2 specification says:
>> "This [input] event must be fired on a control whenever the value of
>> the control changes due to input from the user, and is otherwise
>> identical to the change event."
>>
>> However, there are a few problems with current interpretation of this sentence.
>>
>> The first one - what is considered an "input from the user"? I just
>> check on opera and firefox3 - they fire the event when I enter
>> something, but if i select an entry from autocomplete list or browser
>> fills some forms for me - it is not fired. When I select a value from
>> a list I usually want the value in the field to change - it is like
>> typing, just faster. I have filed a bug for ff. Maybe a specification
>> could be more precise on what is an input from the user...
>
> I've tried to be clearer. Let me know if this is still ambiguous.
>
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