Bug 96294 - Add TouchList.identifiedTouch method
: Add TouchList.identifiedTouch method
Status: NEW
: WebKit
Event Handling
: 528+ (Nightly build)
: Unspecified Unspecified
: P2 Normal
Assigned To:
: WebExposed
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Reported: 2012-09-10 11:19 PST by
Modified: 2013-02-08 04:54 PST (History)



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Description From 2012-09-10 11:19:36 PST
W3C TouchEvents spec says that TouchList should have an identifiedTouch method that returns an entry given the ID:  http://www.w3.org/TR/touch-events/#widl-TouchList-identifiedTouch-Touch-long-identifier

We don't have this in WebKit, we should implement it.
------- Comment #1 From 2013-02-08 04:44:15 PST -------
Rick, any plans to continue work on this one? Thanks.
------- Comment #2 From 2013-02-08 04:52:31 PST -------
Thanks for the ping.  We've been debating what to do about this method.  Recently it was decide that it should be removed from the TouchEvents v1 spec: http://www.w3.org/2010/webevents/track/issues/28.  It will still be in TEv2, but there are no plans to turn that into an official W3C spec any more (with the focus in w3c shifting to pointer events).

I can still see value in WebKit having this, but I don't personally plan to work on it now.  It should be trivial though if someone else wants to pick it up.
------- Comment #3 From 2013-02-08 04:54:05 PST -------
(In reply to comment #2)
> Thanks for the ping.  We've been debating what to do about this method. [...]

Thanks for the clarification, good to know.