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

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 11:32:44 -0400
Message-ID: <5262A61C.4040206@nokia.com>
To: "public-webevents@w3.org" <public-webevents@w3.org>
Hi All,

Someone asked if comments from non group members on this CfC are welcome 
and the answer is definitely Yes.

-Thanks, ArtB

On 10/16/13 6:34 AM, ext 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>
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