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RE: Pointer Events spec and UIEvents reference

From: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:34:02 +0000
To: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>, Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик) <garykac@chromium.org>, "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
CC: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <374e8f339f9e465485dfd54f3a721589@BY2PR03MB457.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
FYI Pointer Events WG: I've gone ahead and made this change since it has no functional impact on the spec. Let me know if you have concerns.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jacob Rossi [mailto:Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 18, 2014 11:03 AM
> To: Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик)
> Cc: Arthur Barstow; Travis Leithead; public-pointer-events@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Pointer Events spec and UIEvents reference
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 10:34 AM, Gary Kacmarcik (Кошмарчик)
> <garykac@chromium.org> wrote:
> >
> > That was moved into DOM3Events because it didn't make sense to
> deprecate the old event initializers without having a replacement.
> > See https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dom3events/raw-file/tip/html/DOM3-

> Events.html#idl-def-MouseEventInit
> That's good news! I will update Pointer Events to reference this definition
> instead.
> https://www.w3.org/2012/pointerevents/track/actions/104

> > We haven't updated UI Events recently because we've been focusing on
> finishing D3E. But we have moved some items from UI Events back into D3E
> when we discovered that they needed to be handled properly in D3E (and
> couldn't wait for UI Events). Sorry for the confusion this caused you.
> No worries, though perhaps UI Events should be updated now that you don't
> intend for these to be defined in that spec. Would be good to avoid further
> proliferation of confusion.
> > Overall, this is great news. I'd rather have you depending on D3E than UI
> Events at this time.
> Agreed, this is definitely preferable.
> -Jacob
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