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RE: ACTION-25: Make a proposal for the additions that the mobile folks have been asking for in keyboard events

From: Doug Schepers <doug@schepers.cc>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 15:52:23 -0400
To: "'Public Web API'" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060414195224.3700D1951D6@plunder.dreamhost.com>

Hi, Doug- 

Doug Schepers wrote:
| * Intensity of directionality: some joysticks have faster movement the
| further the stick is pushed from center. It is sometimes gradual, and
| sometimes there is a quantum threshold. I propose that we 
| have a single
| property that captures this, somewhat like "wheelDelta". 
| Perhaps "magnitude"
| or "intensity" (my girlfriend suggests "increasification" 
| because it sounds
| Presidential), with a value from 0 to 1 ("0" would be the minimum, not
| null).

I failed to state that the 0 to 1 range would be a float representing a
percentage of the maximum intensity, not a boolean.

Another scheme might be to have it be a float as a multiplier of intensity,
such as 1==normal speed/accelleration/whatever, 1.5 is half again that
number, 2 is twice as much, etc.


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