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Re: New webkitmouseforce* events in WebKit

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:50:21 -0400
Message-ID: <552515FD.5060609@gmail.com>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, public-pointer-events@w3.org
On 3/26/15 2:47 PM, Dean Jackson wrote:
>> Does anyone know what is "the user agent’s default force click features"?
> Apps (such as Safari) can have different behaviours for actions that are beyond the strength of a normal click. This is not the same as a context menu. For example, Safari shows a popover of a map when you force click on an address, a popover to dial when you force click on a phone number, and a popover preview of a page if you force click on a link. It's actually a bit more complex than that, because the reveal animation of the popover is tied to the amount of pressure the user is applying.
> What we were talking about in that patch was a way to prevent this default action (while still allowing the regular click events to fire).
> While I'm replying, what has landed now is experimental (and hence has a prefix). I suggest not considering anything final until we make a proposal to a standards body.

Dean - can you please give us at least a rough guestimate on when such a 
proposal will be Public?

-Thanks, ArtB
Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2015 11:50:53 UTC

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