Following a "reevaluation" of the Pointer Events standard that got approved by the W3C last month, Google has committed to supporting the standard, with a little help from some friends.
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Yesterday, it was announced that W3C had made Pointer Events specification a recommend inclusion for modern browsers, but Apple and Google are providing resistance to this standard.
Microsoft Open Technologies has announced it is adding support for its Pointer Events web standard to Mozilla's Firefox web browser, after previously adding support to Google's Chrome browser.
Microsoft has announced it is adding support for its Pointer Events web standard to Blink, the engine that will be used in future versions of Google's Chrome web browser.
Microsoft's Open Technologies subsidiary has released a new patch for WebKit-based web browsers that adds Microsoft's Pointer Events specifications to those browsers.
A proposal for a new website standard, Pointer Events, from Microsoft has now been posted by the W3C for consideration, which uses APIs developed for Internet Explorer 10 and Windows 8.