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Re: Moving Touch Events v1 to Recommendation

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2013 06:30:12 -0400
Message-ID: <524BF5B4.5050208@nokia.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>, Sangwhan Moon <me@sangwhan.com>, Matt Brubeck <mbrubeck@mozilla.com>
CC: "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
On 10/2/13 2:26 AM, ext Doug Schepers wrote:
> Hi, folks–
>
> TimBL (the Director), while generally supportive of moving the Web 
> Events spec forward and resolving the WebIDL dependency expeditiously, 
> wasn't satisfied with the wording we proposed around conforming only 
> to the WebIDL syntax; he wanted for us to make as strong a claim as 
> possible, while not exaggerating the conformance we anticipate.
>
> So, PLH and I asked Cameron McCormack, the editor of WebIDL, how he 
> thinks we could most accurately and precisely characterized the Touch 
> Events spec's conformance criterion for WebIDL, and he suggested some 
> text which I've included in the Editor's Draft of the spec [1]. TimBL 
> accepted this text.
>
> We believe that this is both accurate and informative, and neither 
> overstates nor understates the requirements for an implementation 
> conforming to WebIDL in the context of Touch Events.
>
> Assuming this WG is happy with this text, and if we have no objections 
> from the WebApps WG (ArtB, can you handle that?), the next step would 
> be to move the Web Events spec to Recommendation (possibly as soon as 
> next week).
>
> Is this text acceptable to everyone?

The proposed text is OK with me.

If anyone objects to this change, please reply to this e-mail with your 
concerns by by October 6 at the latest.

Silence will be considered as agreement with this change.

-ArtB


>
> [1] 
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webevents/raw-file/v1/touchevents.html#webidl-conform
>
> Regards-
> -Doug
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