[whatwg] Comparing mouseover/mouseout, mouseenter/mouseleave and dragenter/dragleave
robertc at boogdesign.com
Sun Jun 12 12:36:41 PDT 2011
In Firefox 4 dragenter/dragleave are fired like mouseover/mouseout
events - when you enter or leave the elements irrespective of whether
the mouse pointer is entering a child element or leaving the element
altogether. So I have two questions:
1. Is Firefox 4 doing the correct thing?
2. If it is doing the correct thing, isn't it a bit confusing that
dragenter doesn't behave like mouseenter but like mouseover and
dragleave doesn't behave like mouseleave but mouseout?
The phrase "Fire a DND event named dragenter at the immediate user
selection" seems to indicate Firefox is correct, but it wasn't the
behaviour I was expecting when I tried it for the first time.
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