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

From: Sangwhan Moon <smoon@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 22:38:59 +0900
Message-ID: <CAFWyatrT0iOAXgCLXs1CM02vt2-ELUMtLxDzasLjFTQtvUE-Ug@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webevents@w3.org
On Thursday, October 17, 2013, Olli Pettay wrote:

> 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<http://www.w3.org/2013/10/15-webevents-minutes.html#item03>
>> >
> +1 for the CG

+1 for CG as well.


Sangwhan Moon [Opera Software ASA]
Software Engineer | Tokyo, Japan
Received on Thursday, 17 October 2013 13:39:30 UTC

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