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Re: [DOM3Events] Comments on DOM Level 3 key events

From: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:56:05 +0200
Message-ID: <508A8865.90301@lamouri.fr>
To: www-dom@w3.org
CC: Егор Николаев <termi1uc1@gmail.com>
On 10/26/2012 02:24 PM, Егор Николаев wrote:
> I must say that my original issue was only about alphabetical "key"
> value with or without special keys (Shift, Crtl,...).
> In this case, key='BrightnessUp' if 'Fn' was pressed and key='Home' if
> 'Fn' was not pressed would be good enough.

Having special use cases for some keys is unlikely a good idea. It would
be hard to understand. Also, one of the use cases if apps that want to
know at a given time which physical keys are pressed. This is not only
for keys with a character representation I believe.

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