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Re: CfC: Start a new Community Group for TouchEvent and PointerEvent Mapping; deadline October 22

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:12:16 +0300
Message-ID: <525EACD0.4050708@helsinki.fi>
To: "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>
On 10/16/2013 01:34 PM, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> During the October 15 call [1], we discussed the Touch Events and Pointer Events mapping document including its scope, important issues and questions
> to document, etc. We also discussed options for how to create and maintain the document.
>
> A key conclusion of the discussion is we currently do not have interoperable implementations of Pointer Events nor do we have at least two browsers
> that fully support both events. Additionally, we believe it will be several months before we have sufficient implementation and deployment data to
> create a useful mapping document. At the same time, the group's charter expires in the middle of November (three years after the group started).
>
> Doug and I discussed the various options regarding how to structure the mapping work and we propose a new Community Group (CG) be created for this
> work. A CG has a number of advantages including light-weight process to start and run, an open environment for the work and the potential to publish
> the mapping as a CG Final Report/Spec. At the end of the CG's work, the CG could propose their work be `furthered` by a Working Group (an existing WG
> or a new WG).
>
> We would like everyone's feedback on this proposal so please consider this e-mail as a Call for Consensus (CfC) to start a new Community Group for the
> mapping document.
>
> If you have any comments or concerns about this CfC, please send them to public-webevents@w3.org by October 22 at the latest. Positive response is
> preferred and encouraged and silence will be considered as agreement with the proposal.
>
> -Thanks, Art and Doug
>
> [1] <http://www.w3.org/2013/10/15-webevents-minutes.html#item03>
>
>
>

+1 for the CG


-Olli
Received on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 15:12:46 UTC

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