[whatwg] Proposed addition to Drag and Drop API

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Fri Jun 29 16:21:20 PDT 2012

On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Alex Bain <alex at alexba.in> wrote:

> I've spent the past few days working with the Drag and Drop API and I'd
> like to propose an addition to the spec to aid developers and designers in
> creating accessible drag interfaces.
> **Use case:**
> I'm developing an app that allows users to drag pieces of user generated
> content (Posts) from one part of the app to another. A Post is represented
> as a DOM subtree with multiple components - a title, some images, text, and
> so forth. I wanted to create an interaction where the user could click and
> drag anywhere on the Post (large click target for accessibility purposes),
> see a subset of the Post as a drag indicator (the title, for example), and
> then be able to drop that elsewhere in the app.

You can't use draggable content attribute?

- Ryosuke

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