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Multi-touch events

From: Rowan Nairn <rnairn@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 00:10:02 -0800
Message-ID: <989aa6910701310010r7797d16vd1733bad38a6b372@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webapi@w3.org

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On 1/30/07, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jan 2007, Rowan Nairn wrote:
> >
> > Hi, I'm new to the list so I'm not sure if this is beyond scope or not
> > but has anybody thought about what kind of mouse events we would like to
> > get, say the iPhone (or similar) passes all the touches on to the DOM?
> >
> > I'm thinking the minimal helpful API change would be a new field for the
> > Event object that uniquely identifies a "pointing device" for the
> > duration of a mousedown-mousemove-mouseup cycle.
> >
> > Any thoughts?  Some more of mine here:
> > http://eurekaman.com/towards-multi-touch-in-the-browser
>
> An interesting point.
>
> I recommend bringing this up with the WebAPI working group, who are
> working on mouse events and the DOM events model in general.
>
>    http://www.w3.org/2006/webapi/
>
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