[webkit-dev] Touch Bar Web API

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Wed Oct 25 00:07:31 PDT 2017

On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 8:46 PM, Aishwarya Nirmal <anirmal at apple.com> 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:



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