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Re: Add direction-specific pan values to touch-action?

From: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:56:40 -0400
Message-ID: <CAO8i3ifENuZzQfE3r85H-athyuq99efX13r4wBCipOKwLKyEaA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
Cc: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
These additions sound good to me.

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org> wrote:

> There was a great discussion here about a limitation of touch action:
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=133112#c11.  Basically we agreed
> that adding values like 'pan-left' and 'pan-right' (in addition to just
> 'pan-x') would enable some additional scenarios which Ben Poulain (Safari
> input engineer) felt were important.  In particular, it would enable an
> event-driven slider to switch to scrolling its container after reaching its
> own extent.
>
> I agree with this position.  It's still not a perfect solution to the
> problem (I think ultimately you'll need some sort of rich scroll
> customization API
> <https://docs.google.com/a/chromium.org/document/d/1VnvAqeWFG9JFZfgG5evBqrLGDZYRE5w6G5jEDORekPY/edit#heading=h.kd0gtwwz5bf9>),
> but it's a very logical addition and one I'd be happy to add to blink.
>
> What do others think?
>
> Rick
>
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