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Re: Slight softening of language in the note for 5.1.2

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:04:38 +0000
Message-ID: <530910E6.2090603@splintered.co.uk>
To: public-pointer-events@w3.org
Actually, re-reading this, I'd even go as far as asking if it's worth 
rewording the start of that note as well:

"multiple pointers are considered primary." > "multiple pointers may be 
considered primary."

P

On 22/02/2014 21:02, Patrick H. Lauke wrote:
> "When two or more pointer device types are being used concurrently,
> multiple pointers are considered primary. For example, a touch contact
> and a mouse cursor moved simultaneously will produce pointers that are
> both considered primary."
>
> In my limited testing (on a single Win8 laptop with touchscreen), I
> actually found that when moving both the mouse/trackpad AND a finger on
> the screen, the primary pointer kept flip/flopping from mouse cursor to
> finger. This may be due to hardware limitation, or because I wasn't
> moving them at exactly the same microsecond. Point is, I wonder if the
> language should be softened slightly:
>
> "a touch contact and a mouse cursor moved simultaneously will produce
> pointers that are both considered primary"
>
> change "will" to "may" ?
>
> "a touch contact and a mouse cursor moved simultaneously may produce
> pointers that are both considered primary"
>
> P


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