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Re: [mediaqueries4] pointer: coarse and pannable, zoomable viewports

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:12:00 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCZ+msHVK_jURZ8sVXJ7yg2LK0jHqgObUVd_tUuVtgHKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Sylvain Galineau
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> [Florian Rivoal:]
>> This may not be clear from the wording in the spec, but the intent is that
>> the UA would decide between coarse or fine based on the accuracy of the
>> pointer at the native scale.
>
> The UA picks the lowest resolution pointer available, right? A Surface with
> its type cover or a laptop with a touch screen have both coarse and fine pointers.

We've had similar internal discussion, for what to do if you've got a
laptop with both a touchpad (fine) and a touchscreen (coarse).  Our
rough consensus was that the device chooses whichever one it expects
the user to most often use.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 20:12:54 GMT

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