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Re: [whatwg] Hit regions and events

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2014 15:51:57 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLaOAUPHnPaDvCYdg+XNHmGsGE7RWbJvv0etH0N30fWAKg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Feb 2014, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> > For instance, if the fallback is an edit control and the user
> > drag-selects some text on the canvas, is it expected that this text is
> > also selected in the edit control?
>
> You can't validly include a text field in canvas fallback precisely
> because of this kind of thing. See:
>
>    http://whatwg.org/html#best-practices
>

The question remains: what should happen in Rik's example? More generally,
is this event rerouting supposed to be able to trigger browser default
event handling behavior, or only DOM event dispatch?

Rob
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