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RE: Pointer Events spec and UIEvents reference

From: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:11:02 +0000
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>, "Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик)" <garykac@chromium.org>
CC: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
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Pointer Events also depends on the MouseEventInit dictionary defined in UI Events:

https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/pointerevents/raw-file/tip/pointerEvents.html#pointerevent-interface 
https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/d4e/raw-file/tip/source_respec.htm#dictionary-mouseeventinit-members 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arthur Barstow [mailto:art.barstow@nokia.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:59 AM
> To: Jacob Rossi; Travis Leithead; "Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик)"
> Cc: public-pointer-events@w3.org
> Subject: Pointer Events spec and UIEvents reference
> 
> Hi Jacob, Gary, Travis,
> 
> During WebApps' April 10 meeting, I mentioned the Pointer Events spec had a
> normative reference for UIEvents (see [1]). On April 15 the folks working on
> the UI spec and D3E had a call and they also briefly discussed this
> dependency:
> 
> [[
> <http://www.w3.org/2014/04/15-webapps-minutes.html#item01>
> 
> garykac: Looking at the minutes...
> 
> <garykac> Link to minutes: http://www.w3.org/2014/04/10-webapps-

> minutes.html
> <garykac> What is PointerEvent's dependency on UIEvents?
> garykac: notes say there is a dependency on UIEvents spec???
> 
> <garykac> If it's |buttons|, I believe we have all that in D3E.
> Travis: I think this was for the 'buttons' change to support the value
> of -1 (where it was previously defined as an unsigned long
> ... I updated the spec for that.
> 
> <garykac> We should confirm that and let them know they depend on D3E
> now.
> ]]
> 
> Based on the above, it appears the Pointer Events reference for UIEvents
> can  be removed but I'm not certain. Would you folks please investigate
> this and if UIEvents is no longer needed as a normative reference then
> please remove it.
> 
> -Thanks, ArtB
> 
> [1] <http://www.w3.org/2014/04/10-webapps-minutes.html#item01>

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