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Re: ACTION-101: Work with Doug and Rick on defining Touch Events mapping in the Web Events WG

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2013 06:39:44 -0500
Message-ID: <51309380.7090703@nokia.com>
To: ext Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com>
CC: "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>
On 2/28/13 9:32 PM, ext Rick Byers wrote:
> Hey Art,
> We had talked that we should publish some sort of design note.  I'm
> not sure of the exact mechanism you guys had in mind - if I recall we
> agreed that I'd come up with the verbage, and you'd help me figure out
> where best to stash it and how it should be formatted.
>
> Since touch events proceeds pointer events, I don't think there is any
> reason we should try to get something into the touch events v1 spec
> itself.

OK, that was my main concern -> TEv1 will not reference the mapping 
document.

> I don't think we'll really get it right until we have
> implementation experience with a UA having both pointer and touch
> events, and we certainly don't want to block TEv1 on that.
>
> Sound good?

Yes, that makes sense to me. Among the options for documenting the 
mapping are just using the wiki or a stand-alone "WG Note". We can 
decide the "how to document" question when we have some text to review.

-Thanks, Art

> Rick
>
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
>> Hi Rick,
>>
>> Before I start a CfC to publish a Proposed Recommendation (PR) of Touch
>> Events v1, I'd like to understand your thoughts and plans for this action.
>>
>> If the idea is to document the mapping outside of the TEv1 spec, then of
>> course this action doesn't block the PR; otherwise, this action is blocking
>> the CfC for PR.
>>
>> Would you please clarify your intent?
>>
>> (Perhaps this could be handled like the PFWG's request [1] i.e. add a bit of
>> context to the spec and link to the details.)
>>
>> -Thanks, ArtB
>>
>> [1]
>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webevents/2013JanMar/0053.html>
>>
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject:        Re: ACTION-101: Work with Doug and Rick on defining Touch
>> Events mapping in the Web Events WG
>> Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:34:50 -0500
>> From:   ext Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com>
>> To:     Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
>> CC:     Doug Schepers <doug@w3.org>, Web Events Working Group
>> <public-webevents@w3.org>
>>
>>
>>
>> I don't have any concrete progress yet - sorry.  I have some ideas, but I
>> want to gather more data and write them up precisely before soliciting
>> feedback (and I'm giving priority to the other more urgent PE questions
>> first).
>>
>> Rick
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 8:26 AM, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com
>> <mailto:art.barstow@nokia.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 12/6/12 11:52 AM, ext Web Events Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>>
>>         ACTION-101: Work with Doug and Rick on defining Touch Events
>>         mapping in the Web Events WG (Web Events Working Group)
>>
>>         http://www.w3.org/2010/webevents/track/actions/101
>>
>>         On: Arthur Barstow
>>         Due: 2012-12-13
>>
>>
>>     Hi Rick,
>>
>>     I was wondering if you have any work on the TouchEvents and
>>     PointerEvents mapping to share?
>>
>>     Regarding "where" to document the mapping, options include a Working
>>     Group noteand a wiki document. Currently, I am indifferent as to
>>     where this info is documented but I do think it should be somewhere
>>     in w3.org <http://w3.org> space.
>>
>>
>>     Doug - any thoughts from you on how/where to document this mapping?
>>
>>     -Thanks, Art
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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