Re: Adapting polymer pointer events polyfill to work in IE6

Sounds great to me.  Let's move the logistics for this call to a private


On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 3:29 PM, Scott González <>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 <> 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
>> 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:
>>  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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