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Re: Should the base svg element support CSS or trigger events?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 06:56:30 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTimJxAWvQK2wwErcLDesGcACccfhJEdqcuoohVeR@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: Kevin Ar18 <kevinar18@hotmail.com>, public-fx@w3.org
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 6:17 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>wrote:

> On a related note, for the sake of argument let's assume that blocking
>> content underneath is the correct behavior for svg in html (or xml+css).
>> Then consider this hypothetical question:
>> Which spec would you change to accomodate an svg element that does not
>> block access to content underneath it? Would you introduce some special
>> CSS property? Maybe add pointer-events to CSS and specify how it affects
>> svg elements?
> That's the plan. We want to extend 'pointer-events' to apply in CSS.

Note that Gecko and Webkit already implement this. 'pointer-events:none'
applied to the <svg> element would stop it from receiving mouse events in
Gecko and Webkit.

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