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Re: Multiple Pointers, Wheels, Etc.

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 18:29:47 +0100
To: "Doug Schepers" <doug@schepers.cc>
Cc: "'Web APIs WG'" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <cv7m02lsvdhd5t8shg55j3v1jknat8ip8k@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Doug Schepers wrote:
>As a follow-on to the "wheel" dicussion, I would like to point out that many
>devices may have multiple wheels (PCs included, depending on the input
>device), so it would be nice if we allowed for that facility going forward.
>It is not be appropriate for this version of the Spec, but we should bear it
>in mind. In the same vein, I would like for us to ultimately consider how
>multiple pointers might be dealt with in the same way (consider multiple
>mice, a mouse and a trackpad on a laptop, or a touchscreen). These are not
>currently serious concerns, but if we do not plan for the future, we
>unnecessarily limit options.

How are your concerns different from those expressed in ISSUE-33?
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