[whatwg] Drag-and-drop feedback

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 17:10:28 PDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 4:37 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Oct 2009, Garrett Smith wrote:
>> My question is:
>> Which browser does document.initDragEvent work in?
> Do you mean DragEvent.initDragEvent?

AH, yeah. The event is under "MouseEvent", then? So:-


>> 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.

Sorry, but I don't see how that answers my questions. It seems it was
not copied from existing implementations, but was instead an

Who wrote that API?


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