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Re: Pointer events – active buttons state & pen devices

From: Matt Brubeck <mbrubeck@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:52:32 -0800
Message-ID: <51118D30.2050507@mozilla.com>
To: Pointer Events WG <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
On 2/5/2013 2:05 PM, Tim Bannister wrote:
> I would like to see “hover click” initiate active buttons state; 
> however, I'm not quite sure how to reword the WD to capture this 
> subtlety. 

Perhaps we could change 
http://www.w3.org/TR/pointerevents/#the-pointerdown-event from this:

> For pen, this is when the stylus makes physical contact with the 
> digitizer.

...to this:

> For pen, this is when the stylus makes physical contact with the 
> digitizer. If the pen has one or more buttons that can perform actions 
> while the the pen is hovering, the active buttons state is also 
> entered when the pen transitions from zero of these buttons depressed 
> to at least one of these buttons depressed.

...with a similar change to the pointerup section which follows.
Received on Tuesday, 5 February 2013 22:53:02 GMT

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