Re: Pointer Events Charter?

FWIW I'm available for a call today if needed, but in principle I agree 
with the changes that Jacob made in the PR.


On 12/01/2016 03:28, Doug Schepers wrote:
> 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?
> Regards–
> –Doug
> 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]
>> -----Original Message----- From: Doug Schepers
>> [] Sent: Monday, December 14, 2015 8:19 PM To:
>>; Rick Byers <>; Jacob
>> Rossi <>; Art Barstow
>> <> 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]
>> [2]
>> Regards– –Doug

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