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Re: First Draft, Touch Interface Spec

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 10:25:17 -0500
Message-ID: <4D3EEB5D.9030207@w3.org>
To: Matt Brubeck <mbrubeck@mozilla.com>
CC: "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Hi, Matt-

Thanks for the quick review.  I look forward to discussing this more 
during the telcon.

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG, WebApps, and Web Events WGs

Matt Brubeck wrote (on 1/25/11 10:20 AM):
> On 01/25/2011 06:41 AM, Doug Schepers wrote:
>> Rather later than promised, but here is a first draft of the Touch
>> Interface spec:
>> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webevents/raw-file/tip/touchevents.html
> After a first glance at the spec, here are some questions for discussion:
> * On which element(s) are these touch events dispatched, especially in
> the case of simultaneous touches on different elements?
> * Do elements "capture" touch events, as they do in current WebKit
> browsers?
> * What are the advantages and disadvantages of the TouchList model,
> compared to the one-event-per-touch model in Gecko? (See the Landscape
> wiki for some background and previous discussion.)
> * The "touchcancel" event is very narrowly defined here. Should we leave
> implementers more discretion to cancel events for other reasons? (For
> example, if the browser window becomes hidden mid-touch, or if the
> hardware detects that the touch slides past the edge of the screen.)

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