[whatwg] Device proximity and light events

Doug Turner dougt at mozilla.com
Wed May 9 07:31:18 PDT 2012

On May 9, 2012, at 3:14 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 5:59 AM, Doug Turner <dougt at mozilla.com> wrote:
>> Where was that discussion?
> This came up at the WebApps F2F and there was general agreement that
> if we added new events adding new event handler attributes would make
> sense.

Was there any notes taken?

> Feature detection of some kind is useful as forcing people to
> do UA sniffing leads to badness.

I am not arguing that it shouldn't be done.   I just don't think it as important as most people.  For example, even if the device is present, it may be off or not responding.  In that case, you'll have a feature that tests positive and never receive any events.

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