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Re: [css3-mediaqueries] Touch enabled devices

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 09:58:49 -0700
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <2F9D0707-EA65-4CB0-85EE-B6C6185656EA@apple.com>
To: Gregers Gram Rygg <gregersrygg@gmail.com>
I am not sure, but I think the staff contacts ought to discuss this.  We perhaps should have a session at TPAC where we talk about the increasing leakiness of the 'virtual pointer/virtual keyboard' logical interface.  People are talking about speech input as well (what do those who cannot talk do?).

On May 19, 2010, at 6:33 , Gregers Gram Rygg wrote:

> Hi David,
> Sorry for my extremely late answer.
> How do you suggest we proceed to solve this problem?
> Gregers Rygg
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 6:24 PM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>> I am a little concerned we not get too 'physical' here.  Our current input model is of a logical keyboard and logical pointing device, but these can be physically instantiated in a number of ways (e.g. typing by voice recognition, pointing by keyboard keys).  We have concepts like 'focus' and 'enter characters'.
>> This is important because, among other things, accessibility relies on finding alternative physical ways to meet the logical interface.
>> I am a little concerned that we are having this discussion somewhat piecemeal at the W3C, as well (various groups are discussing 'touch' and I am not sure they have the same model).
>> David Singer
>> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 19 May 2010 16:59:26 UTC

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