[whatwg] Multi-touch events

Rowan Nairn rnairn at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 23:44:58 PST 2007

Hi, I'm new to the list so I'm not sure if this is beyond scope or not
but has anybody thought about what kind of mouse events we would like
to get, say the iPhone (or similar) passes all the touches on to the

I'm thinking the minimal helpful API change would be a new field for
the Event object that uniquely identifies a "pointing device" for the
duration of a mousedown-mousemove-mouseup cycle.

Any thoughts?  Some more of mine here:


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