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Re: [uievents] Middle click

From: Кошмарчик <garykac@chromium.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 09:49:43 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGnkXoEoHXPRwcL7qpbc5zA66EU-TVGkLHwhp5R-N05wQjAXYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Bratell <bratell@opera.com>
Cc: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
I opened a bug (https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23240) to
update DOM3 spec and linked back to it from the current ED (

I'll bring this up during our next DOM3 teleconf.  Thanks for letting us
know about the problem.

On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 1:14 AM, Daniel Bratell <bratell@opera.com> wrote:

> Den 2013-09-13 02:59:02 skrev Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>:
>  It seems to me that not firing click events for middle/right clicks is the
>> simplest path towards interoperability that is backwards-compatible.
> That is what Presto is doing and has been doing for many years (probably a
> dozen years or so) and in all that time I've never heard of it being a
> problem so my suspicion is that there is not a single site
> expecting/wanting the click event when you press the middle mouse button.
> i.e. I'm all for the specs saying that the click event should be sent when
> the left mouse button is clicked (or "the action button" or something more
> neutral to cover alternative hardware).
> /Daniel
> --
> Opera Software
Received on Friday, 13 September 2013 16:50:10 UTC

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