Re: [webkit-dev] Touch Bar Web API

2017-10-25 Thread Theresa O'Connor
Hi,

Aishwarya wrote:

>> I am working on a Touch Bar Web API that would allow websites to
>> customize touch bar controls. There is currently no web standard for
>> an interface like the touch bar, so my plan is to experiment with
>> this feature and gather feedback that can inform a web standard.
>>
>> We have a fairly solid plan for how we want to go forward with this.
>> We are planning to make use of the existent menu and menuitem tags to
>> define the touch bar and touch bar items, respectively. The menu will
>> be recognized as a touch bar menu if it has the type attribute
>> “touch-bar”, and its contents would be rendered in the touch bar.
>>
>> I will be posting and landing patches under an experimental feature
>> flag. The umbrella bug on Bugzilla can be found here:
>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=178736 .

Anne replied:

> Heya, I'd appreciate it if you could give the HTML Standard community
> a heads up about using the "touch-bar" value.

We'll propose specific spec changes once we know what they'll be. The
work behind this flag is how we'll figure out what to ask for.


Thanks,
Tess
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Re: [webkit-dev] Touch Bar Web API

2017-10-25 Thread Anne van Kesteren
On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 8:46 PM, Aishwarya Nirmal  wrote:
> I am working on a Touch Bar Web API that would allow websites to customize
> touch bar controls. There is currently no web standard for an interface like
> the touch bar, so my plan is to experiment with this feature and gather
> feedback that can inform a web standard.
>
> We have a fairly solid plan for how we want to go forward with this. We are
> planning to make use of the existent menu and menuitem tags to define the
> touch bar and touch bar items, respectively. The menu will be recognized as
> a touch bar menu if it has the type attribute “touch-bar”, and its contents
> would be rendered in the touch bar.
>
> I will be posting and landing patches under an experimental feature flag.
> The umbrella bug on Bugzilla can be found here:
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=178736 .

Heya, I'd appreciate it if you could give the HTML Standard community
a heads up about using the "touch-bar" value. Seems reasonable at
first glance, but would be nice to ensure nobody gets surprised:
https://github.com/whatwg/html/issues/new.

Thanks,


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