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Re: Next steps for Web Events WG

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 10:48:24 -0400
Message-ID: <52050138.4050205@nokia.com>
To: Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>, "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>
Thanks for your feedback Rick.

All - FYI, to help me track this group's high level tasks, I created a 
ToDo document <http://www.w3.org/2010/webevents/wiki/ToDo>. Please feel 
free to update this document.

-Thanks, AB

On 5/14/13 1:07 PM, ext Rick Byers wrote:
> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com 
> <mailto:art.barstow@nokia.com>> wrote:
>     Hi All,
>     First, congratulations to the group on today's publication of the
>     Proposed Recommendation of the Touch Events v1 spec
>     <http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/PR-touch-events-20130509/>. This is a
>     real nice milestone to make!
>     Regarding the next steps for this group ...
>     * Touch Events v1 - the next step to get v1 to Recommendation is
>     to wait until the Web IDL reference is a Proposed Recommendation
>     or to write webidlharness tests that prove two or more
>     implementations implement all of the spec's IDL. I'm not entirely
>     sure what this latter approach means in practice so perhaps Doug
>     can clarify the minimal amount of webidlharness testing that is
>     required.
>     * Touch Events v2 - in October 2012 we agreed to publish TE v2 as
>     a WG Note to signal that work on this spec has stopped
>     <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webevents/2012OctDec/0009.html>.
>     So unless I hear otherwise, I assume this is still the Plan of
>     Record. 
> Agreed.
>     Before we proceed with that WG Not publication, can someone please
>     compare v1 and v2 and make a proposal regarding what (if any)
>     changes in v1 we want to merge to the the v2 spec?
>     * Touch Events to Pointer Events mapping - our Plan of Record
>     includes creating some type of Touch Events to/from Pointer Events
>     mapping document (see
>     <https://www.w3.org/2010/webevents/track/actions/101>). I presume
>     we still want to do this and as Rick indicated in
>     <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webevents/2013JanMar/0059.html>,
>     that doc needs to block on implementation and deployment data, in
>     particular having a single UA that implements both specs.
>     Presumably, we should have sufficient data to write that doc by
>     August.
> Agreed, and I hope that we'll have experimental support in Chrome by 
> August (the MS guys and I expect to have an update for the group soon).
>     Comments regarding the above are welcome, as are any other Big
>     Ticket Items we still need to address.
>     -Thanks, Art
Received on Friday, 9 August 2013 14:48:49 UTC

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