[whatwg] Drag and drop in HTML5

Brad Fults bfults at gmail.com
Fri May 6 00:58:50 PDT 2005

On 5/6/05, Brad Fults <bfults at gmail.com> wrote:
> :draggable = DOM element that has .draggable=true (or whatever is decided 
> on)
> :dragging = DOM element that is being dragged (perhaps opacity: 0.5)
> :dragging:droppable = DOM element that is being dragged and can be dropped 
> over its current location
> :dragtarget / ? = container that allows for the current dragging element 
> to be dropped upon it (border: 2px dotted red)
> :dragged = the original DOM element that was dragged, in its original 
> position (it would be up to script to determine whether or not to remove it 
> or whatever else)

After thinking about it more, it seems that this list is incomplete.

:dragtarget:droppable = the currently dragging element can be dropped over 
this element. (border: 2px dotted green)

And instead, make :dragtarget generic for all drag targets for the currently 
dragging element.

:dragtarget = a valid drag target for the currently dragging element--the 
dragging element is in this drag target's droppable list. (border: 2px solid 

Brad Fults
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