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Re: hit testing and retained graphics (resending)

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2011 17:19:04 -0400
Message-Id: <E1QfIdi-0005Rr-Un@aji.keio.w3.org>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>,James Robinson <jamesr@google.com>
Cc: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-canvas-api@w3.org" <public-canvas-api@w3.org>, public-html-request@w3.org
Hi James, David, Rich, Doug...

I'm wondering if a phone discussion might help get more clarity more 
rapidly on the questions that David mentions below. If you or others 
are interested, we can look into setting something up.

- Judy

At 01:56 PM 7/8/2011 -0700, David Singer wrote:

>On Jul 8, 2011, at 13:32 , James Robinson wrote:
>>Have you heard from Microsoft, Apple, or Google that they would 
>>support this approach? If so, I am all in. I mean if you are going 
>>to put in all this work on canvas-svg integration I would try to 
>>get some buy in on the approach to start. This is why I have 
>>avoided prototyping hit testing in canvas. Frankly, the hit testing 
>>is not terribly hard to do but like you I have a lot of demands on my time.
>>To be perfectly frank, speaking only for myself and not for other 
>>people at Google or in the Chromium project, I've been reluctant to 
>>chime in on these threads because it seems that everyone who does 
>>gets flamed out within a few messages.  If this mailing list was 
>>not so toxic I suspect there would be a broader, more productive 
>>discussion.  That said, I'm confident that Doug's proposal will be 
>>given due consideration by the proper people at the proper time.
>>- James
>echo: I think many of us at Apple are somewhat put off by the size 
>of, and degree of heat in, this thread, also, and are standing back 
>somewhat reticent to come any closer. It's hard to keep up; it's 
>hard to discern what the use cases, problems, and proposals are, and 
>how well they match; and it's hard to winnow the substance from the 
>tenor of the discussion. Alas.
>David Singer
>Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 8 July 2011 21:31:15 UTC

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