[whatwg] Selection events in editable content

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Tue May 10 09:51:27 PDT 2011

On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 9:03 AM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:

> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Tim Down <timdown at gmail.com> wrote:
>> newSelectionRanges on its own wouldn't be as useful as possible, since
>> it tells you nothing about the selection direction. You could cover
>> this by adding newSelectionFocusNode, newSelectionFocusOffset,
>> newSelectionAnchorNode and newSelectionAnchorOffset as well.
> Could we just put a Selection object on the event? That way, if we add new
> fields to Selections, we won't need to add new fields to the selectstart
> event.

Should we support methods such as modify, collapse, setPosition?

- Ryosuke

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