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Re: Recommendation for where to post Pointer Events primer

From: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 15:28:19 +0000
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, "Doug Schepers (schepers@w3.org)" <schepers@w3.org>
Message-Id: <505F43CC-44CB-46FA-ACFE-762F2DA7C6A3@w3.org>
To: "Rob Dolin (MS OPEN TECH)" <robdolin@microsoft.com>
That's looking great Rob - thanks so much for your contribution.

I'm on vacation next week, so you'll have to wait a little while for me to give you more detailed feedback.

Does anyone else fancy giving Rob's article a tech review in my absence?

Chris Mills
Opera Software, dev.opera.com
W3C Fellow, web education and webplatform.org
Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)

On 15 Feb 2013, at 21:22, "Rob Dolin (MS OPEN TECH)" <robdolin@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Thanks very much Chris.  :)
> 
> I appreciate your advice and have started publishing as a "concept" at: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/concepts/PointerEvents.
> 
> 'All the best--
> --Rob
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Mills [mailto:cmills@w3.org] 
> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 2:34 AM
> To: Rob Dolin (MS OPEN TECH)
> Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org; Doug Schepers (schepers@w3.org)
> Subject: Re: Recommendation for where to post Pointer Events primer
> 
> Hi Rob! Welcome to the list ;-)
> 
> From your outline, it looks like it's gonna be a kind of extended concept example, rather than a tutorial (unless of course, you're gonna get the reader to build the code themselves step by step, in which case it would be a tutorial.)
> 
> So I would create it a concept - we decided a little while ago that there was no point having concepts AND guides, as they do basically the same thing. And we liked concepts better.
> 
> Create it as something like "pointer events fundamentals" or "pointer events explained" using the concepts form field.
> 
> Eventually, we should create an "API learning material" topic at http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/apis, and link to your pointer events concept article from there.
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> Chris Mills
> Opera Software, dev.opera.com
> W3C Fellow, web education and webplatform.org Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
> 
> On 14 Feb 2013, at 23:41, "Rob Dolin (MS OPEN TECH)" <robdolin@microsoft.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>>    My name is Rob Dolin and this is my first post to the list.  I've been drafting a "Primer" doc for Pointer Events [1] and Doug (CC'd) suggested I pose this question to the mailing list:
>> 
>>    I was looking at the New Page Form [2] and I'm wondering if I 
>> should post the Pointer Events Primer as a "Guide" or as a "Tutorial."  
>> (Below is an outline of the content I'm in the process of writing.)
>> 
>>    Thanks very much-
>> --Rob
>> 
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2012/pointerevents/
>> [2] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:New_Page
>> 
>> Pointer Events Primer (Outline)
>> 1              Goals
>> 2              Why Pointer Events
>>                2.1          Unified model for Multiple input types
>>                2.2          Ability to Identify Different Input Types
>>                2.3          Additional Methods and Attributes
>> 3              Basic Pointer Events
>>                3.1          Down and Up (with example)
>>                3.2          Move (with example)
>>                3.3          Over and Out (with example)
>>                3.4          Enter and Leave (with example)
>>                3.5          Cancel
>>                3.6          Comparison of Mouse Events and Pointer Events
>> 4              Pointer Event Attributes
>>                4.1          PointerType
>>                4.2          PointerId
>>                4.3          IsPrimary
>>                4.4          Contact Geometry Width and Heigh
>>                4.5          Pressur
>>                4.6          Pen TiltX and TiltY
>> 5              Multiple Pointers At Once / Multi-Touch (with example)
>> 6              Detecting Which Button(s) Are Pressed
>> 7              Try Pointer Events Today with Early Implementations
>>                7.1          WebKit with Pointer Events Patch
>>                7.2          Internet Explorer 10
>> 8              Further Reading
>> 9              Appendix A: Designing for Touch
>> 10           Appendix B: Pointer Capture
>>                10.1        Slider Control Example
>>                10.2        SetPointerCapture method and GotPointerCapture event
>>                10.3        ReleasePointerCapture method and LostPointerCapture event
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Rob Dolin
>> Senior Program Manager and Technical Diplomat Microsoft Open 
>> Technologies, Inc.
>> A subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation
>> 
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