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Re: adding an informative note re touch events?

From: Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2014 18:43:15 -0500
Message-ID: <CAFUtAY8xFR-x0gs9kL2q3CeZicrHEM9dOGJON5QKddpwDvzKVQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
I'd be happy to see some note to this effect - it doesn't sounds like it's
on the list of things explicitly outside the charter of the group:
http://www.w3.org/2012/pointerevents/charter/.  But I doubt we want to go
into much detail here (probably more the responsibility of the touch events
community group).


On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 7:52 PM, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>wrote:

> Just as an initial question: would it be in scope for the pointer events
> spec to have an informative note about the relationship of pointer events
> and the (reverse engineered) W3C Touch Events spec? In particular, I'm
> thinking something to the effect that touch events and pointer events are
> different at a fundamental implementation level (e.g. when mouse compat is
> dispatched, the fact that touch events treat click as mouse compat, the
> implicit vs explicit capture model), and that this spec does not cover how
> these different models can be reconciled...and that it's up to UAs to work
> this out?
> (partly inspired by https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=105463#c33)
> Thoughts?
> P
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