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

From: Rick Byers <rbyers@google.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:47:15 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFUtAY_Au9TYJ_XYqnL7UE65c7RCUCfp3rRooyZk4Tf0PSXPmQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Cc: "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>, Boris Smus <smus@google.com>

Correction on the last URL (forgot to remove the Google-internal 'sandbox'

On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Scott González

> 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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