Re: Universal Stylus

On 26/08/2016 19:24, Fleck, Dave wrote:
>> On 26/08/2016 17:35, Rick Byers wrote:
>>> 3. The property can't be used to uniquely identify a user - for
>>> web privacy reasons (i.e. serial numbers can't be exposed to the
>>> web as a result).
>> Unfortunately, I think the properties listed (Transducer Serial
>> Number, Preferred Color,  Preferred Line Width, Preferred Line
>> Style) may fall foul of this (particularly the TSN, the others
>> could be used to at least infer/narrow down users). I think one
>> thing that *would* be nice would be to ensure that the same
>> transducer always gets the same pointerId across interactions (not
>> the same as the TSN, but unique for the duration of the browser/tab
>> session)
> Perhaps stating the obvious - but - the idea is that I can upload
> into my stylus my preferred color (I like purple because it’s a
> corporate color) and width (I tend to write small so I like a fine
> tip pen) and where-ever (any application) whenever (even tomorrow) I
> will get those settings by default.

So it would be a set of new attributes (leaving out the TSN here for 
privacy concern reasons) for PE? preferredColor, preferredLineWidth, 
preferredLineStyle ? I could live with that, yes.

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