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Re: Use of public-webevents to discuss issues with touch events?

From: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:26:41 -0400
Message-ID: <CAO8i3ifdvF+DbFWDG9xZ2nEWrspgkJEC0MW3MVfedERn1r+BnA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com>
Cc: "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>, Boris Smus <smus@google.com>
Encouraging these discussion to occur here seems fine to me.

On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 11:57 AM, Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> We've had a few discussions on this list about the issues people have had
> with the design of touch events (and sometimes even specific implementation
> details that are out of scope for the spec).  How do subscribers feel about
> encouraging that sort of discussion here?  In particular Boris and I are
> doing a talk at Google I/O about touch input and some of the challenges
> with it and I want to point people at a public forum for further discussion.
> I'd personally find it easier to make better decisions around future
> directions if we had a more active dialog between UA vendors and
> site/library developers here.  But if people are concerned the volume/noise
> would get too high, I'm happy to create a separate mailing list for this
> sort of discussion.
> While I'm here, let me plug a few resources that discuss some of the
> issues I'd like to see more dialog around:
> HTML5Rocks article on touch+mouse:
> http://www.html5rocks.com/en/mobile/touchandmouse/
> G+ post with more details on the touch+mouse problem:
> https://plus.google.com/115788095648461403871/posts/6RqRCEVbqpC
> G+ post with more details on how even empty touch event handlers can be a
> major perf problem:
> https://plus.sandbox.google.com/115788095648461403871/posts/cmzrtyBYPQc
> Thanks,
>     Rick
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