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Re: Proposal to specify behavior for terminals without touch hardware

From: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 13:01:35 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTimRu=n7diMRbowuA_FA15WYVibNkQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gregers Gram Rygg <gregersrygg@gmail.com>
Cc: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>, "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>
That makes more sense, thanks for clarifying. I agree that we UAs
should not expose anything touch related if it can't be used.

On Friday, May 13, 2011, Gregers Gram Rygg <gregersrygg@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>
> Gregers
>
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