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[whatwg] drag and drop between apps or onto desktop

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2008 12:32:12 +0200
Message-ID: <48DA172C.10802@disruptive-innovations.com>
Ian Hickson wrote:

> In general the drag and drop section is intended for dragging and dropping 
> data (as in copy and paste). For dragging of UI elements, I recommend 
> using the mouse events. HTML5, CSSOM, or the DOM Events spec will probably 
> gain a method to allow mouse capturing, so that you can determine whether 
> the element is being dragged out of its container.

So not feasible for the time being, I was right. The mouse capture API
is mandatory in my case.
Thanks Hixie.

Received on Wednesday, 24 September 2008 03:32:12 UTC

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