[whatwg] [editing] Drag&drop and editable content

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 24 20:46:54 PST 2012

On Sat, 3 Sep 2011, Alfonso Martínez de Lizarrondo wrote:
> In https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3582#c4 it's stated that 
> Drag&drop is implemented in Webkit following the HTML5 spec.
> As can be seen in this sample 
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57185 following that spec 
> doesn't make sense for editable content, there's no Drop event if the 
> DragOver isn't canceled and then the default behavior of drag&drop 
> doesn't work.

Why would there be no 'drop' event?

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