Touch/Trackpad finger position

/#!/JoePea joe at trusktr.io
Wed Nov 8 02:47:03 UTC 2017


The best place to ask about this is probably somewhere here:
github.com/whatwg. I'm not sure which repo this topic would be in, but you
can kindly ask about which repo to post in once you've opened an issue in
the repo you think is most related. My guess would be github.com/whatwg/dom.

*/#!/*JoePea

On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 4:37 PM, Isiah Meadows <isiahmeadows at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Also, for future reference, these kinds of feature requests belong in the
> WHATWG's mailing lists, not here.
>
> On Tue, Nov 7, 2017, 18:59 Eli Perelman <eli at eliperelman.com> wrote:
>
>> The ECMAScript language deals with semantics around the specific
>> programming language, while native interactions are supplied by the host
>> environment, e.g. Node.js and the browser. This is why interactions like
>> window and document events are defined by W3C and friends, and
>> strictly-language items are handled by ES.
>>
>> You'll probably want something like Touch Events, defined by the host
>> environment:
>>
>> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Touch_events
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 5:53 PM Felipe Nascimento de Moura <
>> felipenmoura at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi.
>>> If I'm being too crazy here, please let me know!
>>>
>>> What would it require for us to have an API to get the exact position of
>>> fingers/touches from the trackpad? (even it not pressed)
>>>
>>> For example, let's say someone wants to write a WebApp in which you
>>> could sign something, or simply use a (good) handwriting feature instead of
>>> pressing/clicking.
>>>
>>> This is a feature that is supported for native apps...
>>> I wonder why it shouldn't be supported for the web :)
>>>
>>> [ ]s
>>>
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