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Re: [pointerlock] Oct 2015 Pointer Lock Status

From: Vincent Scheib <scheib@google.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:15:24 -0700
Message-ID: <CAK-EfX=n0U4dvxOQN1s6S-+szvBzSTJhzApo3v0EUQKMGA8Lbw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 12:18 AM, Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi Vincent,
>
> Vincent Scheib <scheib@google.com>, 2015-10-23 13:57 -0700:
> > Testharness tests are not currently able to test the core Pointer Lock
> > features, which would require user gesures (mouse clicks) and
> synthesizing
> > mouse movement. No progress is seen here for this specification, but the
> > challenge is present for several. E.g. Web Bluetooth brought up this
> > concern recently [Platform Testing] on public-test-infra, but with no
> > response. I have requested Jeffrey Yasskin and Sam Uong from Chrome to
> > discuss this topic at TPAC.
>
> To make the needed WebDriver integration into testharness.js happen, the
> main thing we have been lacking for more than year or so now is an engineer
> committed to spending the weeks of time (say, three months) needed to do
> the actual hands-on work of designing it and implementing it and landing
> it.
>
> Hopefully we may finally now be reaching the point where we have critical
> mass of people who need to see it happen sooner rather than later.
>

Good to hear. I should note that for Pointer Lock we would need to
carefully spec mouse input at quite a low level, and in a way that will
work to fake different OS APIs of mouse change notifications.
Received on Thursday, 29 October 2015 16:16:24 UTC

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