Bug 20050 - [Shadow]: selectstart event is not part of HTML 5
[Shadow]: selectstart event is not part of HTML 5
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: WebAppsWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: DOM3 Events
unspecified
PC Windows NT
: P2 normal
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Assigned To: Doug Schepers
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Blocks: 18428
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Reported: 2012-11-23 07:16 UTC by Sergey G. Grekhov
Modified: 2012-11-28 23:34 UTC (History)
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Description Sergey G. Grekhov 2012-11-23 07:16:17 UTC
In Shadow DOM spec there's selectstart event in the list of events that always must be stopped (https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webcomponents/raw-file/tip/spec/shadow/index.html#events-that-are-always-stopped). Selectstart event is supported by IE, Safari and Chrome but not part of HTML 5. Should this event really present in the list?
Comment 1 Dimitri Glazkov 2012-11-28 22:46:21 UTC
If it helps implementers to get the behavior right, I am okay with mentioning unspecified event names. Also, since we're going to stop those even if they are synthetically created, it makes sense to just mention them anyway.
Comment 2 Dimitri Glazkov 2012-11-28 23:34:50 UTC
BTW, http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Specs_todo#APIs <-- selectstart was added as one of the TODOs.