W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > March 2010

[whatwg] focus change inside keypress event handler

From: Michael A. Puls II <shadow2531@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2010 21:41:39 -0500
Message-ID: <op.u894fol71ejg13@sandra-svwliu01>
On Mon, 08 Mar 2010 20:17:45 -0500, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
>>
>> With:
>>
>> <p><input onkeypress="this.nextSibling.focus()"><input></p>
>>
>> , if you type a character in the first field, should the character be  
>> entered
>> in the second field or the first?
>
> The thread that started with the above question seemed to conclude that
> the DOM3 Events spec requires that the focus change not affect which
> element receives the event, which is also my understanding of the
> situation. The thread did not seem to suggest any further changes were
> needed, so I haven't changed anything in HTML5. Please let me know if
> there is something in HTML5 that needs changing for this.
>
> Cheers,

Still waiting for Doug and others to comment on my findings in this  
thread. But, yes, nothing to change in the spec so far.

-- 
Michael
Received on Monday, 8 March 2010 18:41:39 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:59:21 UTC