[whatwg] Hit regions and events

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Tue Mar 4 18:51:57 PST 2014

On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Feb 2014, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> > For instance, if the fallback is an edit control and the user
> > drag-selects some text on the canvas, is it expected that this text is
> > also selected in the edit control?
> You can't validly include a text field in canvas fallback precisely
> because of this kind of thing. See:
>    http://whatwg.org/html#best-practices

The question remains: what should happen in Rik's example? More generally,
is this event rerouting supposed to be able to trigger browser default
event handling behavior, or only DOM event dispatch?

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