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Re: The semantics of touch-action: none. Propose change to touch-action: user

From: Benoit Marchant <marchant@mac.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:30:21 -0700
Message-id: <E8C650CD-349B-4CBA-A924-1C5F78D90D0B@mac.com>
Cc: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
To: Daniel Freedman <dfreedm@google.com>
There's already pointer-event: none; implemented and used, which is amazingly well named in this context, what's the need to add something else?

Benoit

On Apr 19, 2013, at 17:11, Daniel Freedman <dfreedm@google.com> wrote:

> Sorry for the really late thinking on this, but I've had some dev feedback about the semantics of touch-action that I had to share.
> 
> In specific, touch-action: none is the oddity. The "none" value is confusing because it could be interpreted by the dev to mean "do no actions". It's about the only time I've seen a css property value that has such a different meaning when interpreted in the viewpoint of the browser or the developer.
> 
> Instead, I propose that we rename "touch-action: none" to "touch-action: user", to make it explicit that the user now gets to handle the events instead of the browser.
> 
> Thoughts?
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