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RE: Recommendation for where to post Pointer Events primer

From: Rob Dolin (MS OPEN TECH) <robdolin@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:42:18 +0000
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-ID: <27d1941214e54f02a3a0f08ad0605548@BN1PR03MB008.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
Thanks very much Doug.  I appreciate you making the updates.  

-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Schepers [mailto:schepers@w3.org] 
Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2013 2:50 PM
To: Rob Dolin (MS OPEN TECH)
Cc: Chris Mills; public-webplatform@w3.org
Subject: Re: Recommendation for where to post Pointer Events primer

Hi, Rob-

Looks great. I took the liberty to make a few changes to match our article conventions:

* changed ALL-CAPS TITLES to Titlecase Titles.
* maintained keyword capitalization in titles (e.g. tiltX and tiltY, not Tiltx or TiltY)
* removed numbers from titles

Regards-
-Doug

On 2/15/13 4:22 PM, Rob Dolin (MS OPEN TECH) 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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