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RE: Request to review Web IDL in Pointer Events LC

From: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 04:13:00 +0000
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
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On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 9:01 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
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> On 4/10/13 11:47 PM, Jacob Rossi wrote:
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>> The primary scenarios for touch-action are handling touch actions on scrollable/zoomable elements and in interactive scenarios like canvas games or SVG, all of which are block level.
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> Hmm...  <canvas> is certainly not block-level by default.  Do you mean that in practice it's always styled as display:block in cases like this?

Yes, that's what I mean.


>> I do think extending it to all elements in the future isn't beyond the realm of possibility
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> That's really hard to do once it's shipping, because then there will be people who put it on the wrong elements and depend on it not working there, if history is any guide.
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> As long as the block-level decision was a conscious one, I'm not going to argue with it; I just don't have the context to do so intelligently.  ;)

Thanks, I appreciate the input.
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