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Re: Adapting polymer pointer events polyfill to work in IE6

From: Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 15:45:46 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFUtAY-Z0RUwYR6iKp7ihgRBSo1a8EZPr+aepZJKNOm8tTCWMA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Freedman <dfreedm@google.com>, "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
Sounds great to me.  Let's move the logistics for this call to a private
thread...

Rick


On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 3:29 PM, Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>wrote:

> Thanks Rick. That's great news. As I mentioned on the call, we're much
> happier using and promoting a generic polyfill than building a
> jQuery-specific polyfill. Kris Borchers, who was working on the jQuery
> polyfill, has switched gears and is now testing Polymer with our
> interactions branch, which will be based on pointer events. Do you want to
> set up a conference call to get everyone introduced and discuss how to
> start getting older IE support into Polymer?
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 4, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com> wrote:
>
>> Hey Scott,
>> I had a chat with Daniel, and he's open to IE6 support being added to the
>> polymer pointer events polyfill.  There are some technical issues to
>> resolve, but if you're willing to collaborate on a single codebase (see
>> https://github.com/Polymer/toolkit-ui/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md) then
>> we think the value of working together will definitely outweigh the
>> additional complexity, etc.
>>
>> We're starting to track improvements (eg. better spec compliance) that we
>> want to make to the polyfill in the github issues list here:
>> https://github.com/Polymer/PointerEvents/issues.  But it's far enough
>> along already to be pretty useful in real-world scenarios.  Feel free to
>> file bugs as you find things you'd like to see be improved.
>>
>> Rick
>>
>>
>>
>
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