[webkit-dev] Behaviour of CapsLock in WebKit/Mac

Wez wez at chromium.org
Wed Dec 12 10:43:25 PST 2012

Thanks Mark!

If this is intentional behaviour of Mac OS X then ideally WebKit should
work around it, but I wonder how much existing content that would break?

On 11 December 2012 21:32, Mark Rowe <mrowe at apple.com> wrote:

> On 2012-12-11, at 21:24, Wez <wez at chromium.org> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > There's a bug reported against Chromium (crbug.com/144757) for the
> CapsLock key generating only a keydown when first pressed and released, and
> a keyup when next pressed and released, i.e. the keydown & keyup events
> correspond with the caps lock-state being toggled, rather than with the key
> itself being pressed or released.
> >
> > The same issue reproduces against Safari on Mac.  Is this a by-design
> behaviour of WebKit?
> It’s a known issue (<https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=18792>).
> - Mark
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