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Re: Proposal to specify behavior for terminals without touch hardware

From: Gregers Gram Rygg <gregersrygg@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 15:23:33 +0200
Message-ID: <BANLkTimrpSESc4MdbdOaxSZUT205fd0T7Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Cc: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>, "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>
On Friday, May 13, 2011, Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know why this needs to be mentioned in the Touch Events spec. Detecting "on<event>" in element/window is the preferred method of detection for any event type.

Yes, to detect if the user agent has support for the event, not if the
terminal has the related hardware. The difference is that browsers
with touch implemented should hide the events if the device doesn't
have touch hardware.

Hope that was more clear.

Received on Friday, 13 May 2011 13:24:01 UTC

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