[whatwg] Drag and drop in HTML5
hyatt at apple.com
Wed May 4 18:37:47 PDT 2005
WinIE supports setting tabindex to -1 to make an element focusable
On May 4, 2005, at 5:19 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, 4 May 2005, David Hyatt wrote:
>> Safari also supports a :-khtml-dragging pseudo-class (like :hover or
>> :active) that is used to render the element while it is being
>> This allows you to do dynamic drag effects solely using CSS, is
>> presentational, and so IMO does belong in CSS.
> Yeah, that belongs in CSS.
>> I personally think controlling focusability, dragging, selection and
>> editing from CSS is a done deal. Safari and Dashboard already
>> user-drag, user-select and user-modify. Mozilla supports user-
>> focus and
>> user-select. We plan to add user-focus support to Safari.
> Whether an element (other than something purely presentational like a
> window) is draggable, whether an element is selectable, and whether an
> element is modifiable or editable are quite clearly not presentational
> aspects. They don't belong in the presentational layer, especially
> that layer can be turned off.
> As far as editing goes, contentEditable="" is the way we're going
> at the
> moment, I think. Focusable is probably going to be tabindex="".
> Selectable hasn't yet been discussed (I could be convinced that
> that is
> presentational, actually). Draggable is clearly not presentational; my
> current thinking is something like contentDraggable="" or something.
> Ian Hickson U+1047E )
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