<div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: "Ryosuke Niwa" <<a href="mailto:ryosuke.niwa@gmail.com">ryosuke.niwa@gmail.com</a>><br>Date: Jul 27, 2011 10:32 AM<br>Subject: Re: [New DOM property] selectionDirection on HTMLInputElement and HTMLTextAreaElement<br>
To: "Ryosuke Niwa" <<a href="mailto:rniwa@webkit.org">rniwa@webkit.org</a>><br>Cc: "Aryeh Gregor" <<a href="mailto:Simetrical%2Bw3c@gmail.com">Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com</a>>, "WebKit Development" <<a href="mailto:webkit-dev@lists.webkit.org">webkit-dev@lists.webkit.org</a>>, "Tim Down" <<a href="mailto:timdown@gmail.com">timdown@gmail.com</a>>, "Ian Hixie" <<a href="mailto:ian@hixie.ch">ian@hixie.ch</a>>, "Ojan Vafai" <<a href="mailto:ojan@chromium.org">ojan@chromium.org</a>><br>
<br type="attribution"><p>Mozilla bug: <a href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=674558" target="_blank">https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=674558</a></p>
<p>- Ryosuke</p><font color="#888888">
</font><div class="gmail_quote"><div class="quoted-text">On Jul 14, 2011 5:46 PM, "Ryosuke Niwa" <<a href="mailto:rniwa@webkit.org" target="_blank">rniwa@webkit.org</a>> wrote:<br type="attribution">> Hi all,<br>
> <br>> I have a patch to add selectionDirection property on HTMLInputElement and<br>
> HTMLTextAreaElement on <a href="https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60403" target="_blank">https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=60403</a>.<br>> <br>> The purpose of this property is to let websites control base and extent of<br>

> selection.  The property has been added to the HTML5 spec section<br></div><div class="quoted-text">> 4.10.20<<a href="http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/association-of-controls-and-forms.html#textFieldSelection" target="_blank">http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/association-of-controls-and-forms.html#textFieldSelection</a>>,<br>
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> and an extensive discussion about this<br></div><div class="quoted-text">> feature<<a href="http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2011-January/029814.html" target="_blank">http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2011-January/029814.html</a>><br>
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> has<br>> been done on whatwg.  Given the discussion took place on whatwg and how<br>> simple this API is, I consider it to be a stable API.<br>> <br>> Best,<br>> Ryosuke Niwa<br>> Software Engineer<br>

> Google Inc.<br></div></div>
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