[whatwg] Drag-and-drop feedback

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Oct 12 04:37:48 PDT 2009

On Sun, 11 Oct 2009, Garrett Smith wrote:
> My question is:
> Which browser does document.initDragEvent work in?

Do you mean DragEvent.initDragEvent?

> Document.initDragEvent is inordinately long and cumbersome, taking 16 
> arguments, and requiring the creation of a DataTransfer object. That 
> seems extremely cumbersome just to get a drag event to fire. This method 
> doesn't seem to be implemented anywhere FWICT. Was it copied from an 
> existing implementation? It seems to have been an invention. But whose?

It's just the usual way things are done for events. I'll follow whatever 
DOM3 Events says to do.

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