[webkit-dev] [New DOM property] selectionDirection on HTMLInputElement and HTMLTextAreaElement
darin at chromium.org
Fri Jul 15 14:01:34 PDT 2011
I should have also asked: do you have the support of other browser vendors
for this feature? Or, is it possible that when they set out to solve this
problem that they might end up doing it differently? Are you sure we
shouldn't vendor prefix this method if we are going to be the only
On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> No, as far as I know.
> - Ryosuke
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Darin Fisher <darin at chromium.org> wrote:
>> Are any other browsers implementing it?
>> On Jul 14, 2011 5:47 PM, "Ryosuke Niwa" <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I have a patch to add selectionDirection property on HTMLInputElement
>> > HTMLTextAreaElement on https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60403.
>> > The purpose of this property is to let websites control base and extent
>> > selection. The property has been added to the HTML5 spec section
>> > 4.10.20<
>> > and an extensive discussion about this
>> > feature<
>> > has
>> > been done on whatwg. Given the discussion took place on whatwg and how
>> > simple this API is, I consider it to be a stable API.
>> > Best,
>> > Ryosuke Niwa
>> > Software Engineer
>> > Google Inc.
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