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

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Wed Jul 27 10:34:58 PDT 2011

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From: "Ryosuke Niwa" <ryosuke.niwa at gmail.com>
Date: Jul 27, 2011 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: [New DOM property] selectionDirection on HTMLInputElement and
To: "Ryosuke Niwa" <rniwa at webkit.org>
Cc: "Aryeh Gregor" <Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com>, "WebKit Development" <
webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org>, "Tim Down" <timdown at gmail.com>, "Ian Hixie" <
ian at hixie.ch>, "Ojan Vafai" <ojan at chromium.org>

Mozilla bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=674558

- Ryosuke
On Jul 14, 2011 5:46 PM, "Ryosuke Niwa" <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a patch to add selectionDirection property on HTMLInputElement and
> HTMLTextAreaElement on https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60403.
> The purpose of this property is to let websites control base and extent of
> 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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