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Fwd: Pointer Lock is a W3C Proposed Recommendation (Call for Review)

From: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:21:03 +0100
To: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <a74e12f4-23f1-c27f-5a02-905e2d0b5120@tink.uk>
Hello WebPlat,

With thanks to Vincent and Xiaoqian for their hard work and help, 
Pointer Lock is a PR!


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Subject: Pointer Lock is a W3C Proposed Recommendation (Call for Review)
Resent-Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 07:57:33 +0000
Resent-From: chairs@w3.org
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:57:32 +0800
From: Xueyuan Jia <xueyuan@w3.org>
To: w3c-ac-forum@w3.org
CC: chairs@w3.org

Dear Advisory Committee representative,

W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of Pointer Lock to Proposed 

The approval and publication are in response to this transition request:

Please review the specification and indicate whether you endorse it as a 
W3C Recommendation or object to its advancement by completing the 
following questionnaire:

Additional details about the review are available in the questionnaire. 
The deadline for responses is 23:59, Boston time on 27 September 2016.

More information about the Web Platform Working Group is available on 
the group home page:

If you should have any questions or need further information, please 
contact Xiaoqian Wu <xiaoqian@w3.org>, Web Platform Working Group Team 

This Call for Review follows section 6.5 of the W3C Process Document:

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director,
Philippe Le Hegaret, Interaction Domain Domain Lead, and
Xiaoqian Wu and Yves Lafon, Web Platform Working Group Team Contacts;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications

Quoting from
Pointer Lock
W3C Proposed Recommendation 30 August 2016

This version:
Latest published version:

This specification defines an API that provides scripted access to raw 
mouse movement data while locking the target of mouse events to a single 
element and removing the cursor from view. This is an essential input 
mode for certain classes of applications, especially first person 
perspective 3D applications and 3D modeling software.

Status of This Document:
This section describes the status of this document at the time of its 
publication. Other documents may supersede this document. A list of 
current W3C publications and the latest revision of this technical 
report can be found in the W3C technical reports index at 

This specification is the 30 August 2016 Proposed Recommendation of 
Pointer Lock. The W3C Web Platform Working Group is the W3C working 
group responsible for this specification's progress along the W3C 
Recommendation track. This document is intended to become a W3C 
Recommendation. A Candidate Recommendation (CR) of the specification was 
published on 05 July 2016.

A history of changes to this document can be found at 

Summary of changes:

* Specify movementX/Y to be 0 after gaps in mouse input.

This document was published by the Web Platform Working Group as a 
Proposed Recommendation. This document is intended to become a W3C 
Recommendation. The W3C Membership and other interested parties are 
invited to review the document and send comments for this publication to 
public-webapps@w3.org (subscribe, archives) through 27 September 2016. 
Advisory Committee Representatives should consult their WBS questionnaires.

If you wish to make comments regarding this document, please send them 
to public-webapps@w3.org (subscribe, archives) or raise a GitHub issue.

Please see the Working Group's test suite and implementation report.

Publication as a Proposed Recommendation does not imply endorsement by 
the W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated, 
replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is 
inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress.

By publishing this Proposed Recommendation, W3C expects the 
functionality specified in this Proposed Recommendation will not be 
affected by changes to Web IDL and UI Events as this specification 
proceeds to Recommendation. The Working Group will continue to track 
these specifications.

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2004 W3C Patent Policy. W3C maintains a public list of any patent 
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contains Essential Claim(s) must disclose the information in accordance 
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