[webkit-dev] [New DOM property] selectionDirection on HTMLInputElement and HTMLTextAreaElement

Darin Fisher darin at chromium.org
Fri Jul 15 15:44:25 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Darin Fisher <darin at chromium.org> wrote:
>> 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
>> implementer?
> I can't think of any other way this property can be implemented. So no, I
> don't think there's a chance for other vendors to implement this API
> differently.  If anything, they may never implement "none" because
> directionless selection is Mac-ism but the spec covers that case as well.
> - Ryosuke

OK... we've been burned in the recent past, so just wanted to make sure.
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