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Re: Mouse Capture for Canvas

From: Brandon Andrews <warcraftthreeft@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 20:01:24 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <304105.56724.qm@web83803.mail.sp1.yahoo.com>
To: "Gregg Tavares \(wrk\)" <gman@google.com>
Cc: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, Kenneth Russell <kbr@google.com>, robert@ocallahan.org, public-webapps@w3.org
> Sorry I don't have anything to add to the main discussion points but I want to 

> point out that this should NOT be limited to the canvas tag.
> 
> There are whole game engines that work on nothing but manipulating DOM elements 
>
> with z-index and setting style.left and style.top.  I can imagine plenty of 
> other apps that don't use canvas that might benefit from mouselock.  A mapping 

> page. A graph exploration page. A photo viewing page.
> -- Gregg Tavares

Sounds like a good idea then to allow it on any element. It's nice to see people 
are seeing other applications for it.
Received on Friday, 11 February 2011 04:01:56 GMT

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