[whatwg] HTML5: has input device: use motion detection been included?

Marcin Hanclik Marcin.Hanclik at access-company.com
Mon Aug 3 09:25:58 PDT 2009

Hi Chaals, Jonathan,

Input devices are currently not in the DAP charter.
I am not sure whether the charter is to change soon, although it should be possible, I think.


Kind regards,

Marcin Hanclik
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From: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org [mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Charles McCathieNevile
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Subject: Re: [whatwg] HTML5: has input device: use motion detection been included?

Hi Jonathon,

On Mon, 03 Aug 2009 10:27:02 -0400, ~:'' ありがとうございました
<j.chetwynd at btinternet.com> wrote:

> HTML5: has input device: use motion detection been included?
> many laptops, mobiles and other devices come with cameras at this time.
> motion detection offers some potential accessibility benefits, and the
> opportunity to appear and play in game spaces.

This is among the things that the Device API group is expected to cover
with new APIs for such capabilities.



Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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