[webkit-dev] Implementing HTML5 context menus

Drew Wilson atwilson at google.com
Wed Apr 21 17:55:00 PDT 2010

OK, we'll start looking into this and float out an implementation
proposal/design doc once we understand what needs to be done.



On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 5:46 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:

> On Apr 21, 2010, at 5:06 PM, Drew Wilson wrote:
> Has anyone done any work/investigation towards implementing the context
> menu support in HTML5 (the "contextmenu" attribute and <menu> elements with
> type="contextMenu") as described here:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/interactive-elements.html#context-menus ?
> I didn't see anything from a quick browse through the source code, and also
> haven't seen much traffic on webkit-dev on the subject. The spec itself
> seems to be at "Last call for comments" so it seems like it should be stable
> enough to start implementation. One of the members of my team has expressed
> some interest in working on this if there's no implementation already
> underway.
> No one has started on this yet. This part of the spec has never been
> implemented by anyone, so I suspect that if WebKit does the first
> implementation, we will likely need to give input to the relevant standards
> groups, and I suspect that we'll probably run into issues that require
> changes to the spec. That's not to say we shouldn't do it, but rather,
> whoever is working on this should be prepared to communicate with the
> standards groups on this feature.
> Regards,
> Maciej
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