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Re: Cursor/pointer image?

From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 01:45:11 -0800
Message-Id: <v04220814b46bed3a0941@[]>
To: www-style@w3.org
At 09:53a +0100 12/02/99, Chris Lilley wrote:
>Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
>  >
>  > There's a plugin <http://www.cometsystems.com/> for altering the cursor,
>  > but I think this should be a CSS thing.
>It already is, in the CSS2 spec.

Ohhhh, there it is <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/ui.html#propdef-cursor>.
Molto bene. :)

>  > I think it would be nice to indicate, by a change in cursor, whether a link
>  > is "local" (your site) or "remote" (someone else's site).
>Yes, by using class="offsite" on offsite links, you can do that already.

Hummm... for <uri>, is there a x-platform spec for the cursor data format?
On MacOS, a cursor is 16x16 with one of the pixels a "hot spot" -- I don't
know what cursor sizes are on different platforms, or what image formats
support indication of the hot spot (does PNG??).

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