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Re: Pointer Events Charter?

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:28:35 -0500
To: Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>, "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>, Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>, Art Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <569472E3.6080202@w3.org>
Hi, Jacob–

It doesn't seem like the call was scheduled for tomorrow. Should we try 
anyway, or should we be more proactive for next week?


On 1/5/16 12:13 AM, Jacob Rossi wrote:
> Hi Doug,
> Thanks for sending (beat me to it!).  Since we're producing editor's
> drafts of the Pointer Events L2 spec and have consensus that the
> group wants to eventually publish that as a Recommendation, we agree
> that the next step is to recharter the Pointer Events WG.
> I've submitted a PR to your charter draft that provides our suggested
> changes [1]. To summarize:
> * For the Scope intro, I've used similar text to the previous PEWG
> charter. - I've added specific example features we intend to pursue
> for 2.0 that weren't in 1.0. These are meant to be examples and not a
> commitment nor an exhaustive list. * For Out of Scope, I have copied
> the same scope as the previous PEWG charter. * Pointer Events 2.0
> deliverable - I've removed the language about building on the Touch
> Events specification. I don't believe it's a goal for the PE 2.0
> deliverable to incorporate any Touch Events features. * Added Github
> as a forum for technical discussion and communication * Added Touch
> Events Community Group as a point of coordination for the PEWG given
> the related technology
> Shall we schedule a call next week to discuss next steps for
> rechartering?
> -Jacob
> [1] https://github.com/w3c/charter-drafts/pull/10
> -----Original Message----- From: Doug Schepers
> [mailto:schepers@w3.org] Sent: Monday, December 14, 2015 8:19 PM To:
> public-pointer-events@w3.org; Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>; Jacob
> Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>; Art Barstow
> <art.barstow@gmail.com> Subject: Pointer Events Charter?
> Hi, folks–
> As you know, the Pointer Events WG charter expired on 9 November
> 2015, so there is currently no formal WG; this isn't really a problem
> until we want to publish something, but it does tend to detract from
> a sense of urgency and momentum.
> During the last Pointer Events / Touch Events telcon [1], on 3
> November, the conclusion was that we did indeed want to recharter the
> Pointer Events WG (or some new WG that continues the work of Pointer
> Events and Touch Events).
> I've drafted a very rough charter, and I need your concrete feedback
> on what the charter should say, what work is in scope, and what
> deliverables (i.e. specs) should be listed.
> We sent out early notice to the AC that this rechartering was going
> on, but it seems to have stalled out. The next step is to finalize
> the charter, and put it out for AC review.
> I haven't yet received any feedback on the new charter, or
> suggestions on what it should say; it's not yet ready for AC review,
> and it won't be until I get this crucial feedback.
> Do we still want to re-form the Pointer Events WG, or are we still in
> a holding pattern in the Community Group.
> Please advise me on what you'd like to do at this point.
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2015/11/03-pointerevents-minutes.html#item06
> [2] http://w3c.github.io/charter-drafts/pointer-events-2015.html
> Regards– –Doug
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