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Re: Mouse Capture for Canvas

From: Kenneth Russell <kbr@google.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 14:37:03 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=GdB3Jje8SAB2Lf0jBPfiLsmPY3ajo_UO7H0y9@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Brandon Andrews <warcraftthreeft@sbcglobal.net>, public-webapps@w3.org
This API doesn't handle all of the desired use cases. In particular,
to implement Quake-style mouse look (needed for e.g.
http://code.google.com/p/quake2-gwt-port/) it needs to work when the
mouse button is up, not just down.

-Ken

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 12:11 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> IE has a "setCapture" DOM API. We've implemented it in Gecko:
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en/DOM/element.setCapture
>
> Rob
> --
> "Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
> they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
> every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
>
Received on Tuesday, 8 February 2011 22:37:35 GMT

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