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Re: [css-snappoints] Blink team position on snap points

From: Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:45:14 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFUtAY8KY5yCM9DHi3rtKFBX97JBGjWxTuJH=opON4+g2ObngQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ben Peters <Ben.Peters@microsoft.com>
Cc: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>, Rafal Pietrak <rafal@ztk-rp.eu>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 2:36 PM, Ben Peters <Ben.Peters@microsoft.com>
wrote:

> Hello!
>
> The WebApps working group is partnering with IndieUI and HTML to discuss a
> possible new direction for both Rich Text Editing and User Intention
> Events. See the spec linked below for Intention Events [1]. Our goal is to
> create a new level of abstraction so that site authors can understand user
> intentions and change behavior for them, and accessibility tools can inform
> users better about what's available and what's happening. I think it would
> be great to have your input as well. I'm not a member of your group at the
> moment, but anyone interested in helping should join our Task Force [2].
> Please let us know what you think!
>

Thanks! I was unaware of this initiative.  I'll follow-up on
public-editing-tf.

Ben Peters
>
> [1] http://w3c.github.io/editing-explainer/commands-explainer.html
> [2] The mailing list's address is public-editing-tf@w3.org and signing up
> is at mailto:public-editing-tf-request@w3.org?subject=subscribe
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Greg Whitworth
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:09 AM
> > To: Rick Byers; Rafal Pietrak; Ben Peters
> > Cc: www-style@w3.org
> > Subject: RE: [css-snappoints] Blink team position on snap points
> >
> > > From: rbyers@google.com [mailto:rbyers@google.com] On Behalf Of Rick
> > > Byers
> > > Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:17 AM
> > > To: Rafal Pietrak
> > > Cc: www-style@w3.org
> > > Subject: Re: [css-snappoints] Blink team position on snap points
> > >
> > > There's definitely tension between low-level input events and
> > > high-level semantic actions.  I think progress on the latter is mainly
> being
> > done in the IndieUI WG (with public-indie-ui being the best place for
> > discussion).  I'd also consider some existing DOM3 events like "click"
> and
> > "contextmenu" to fall into the latter camp as well (with www-dom probably
> > being the right place for that discussion).
> >
> > I'm adding Ben Peters to this thread as he is currently working on a new
> > Editing spec specifically for this regarding a user's intent verses the
> events
> > needed to achieve that intention.
> >
> > Greg
>
Received on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 19:46:09 UTC

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