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Re: New drafts, CSS 2.1, css3-webfonts, css3-fonts, css3-background, css3-ui

From: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 12:05:19 +0400
To: Kai Lahmann <kl@3dots.de>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200208151205.19225.lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>

On Wednesday 14 August 2002 7:24 am, Kai Lahmann wrote:
|  >Could someone possibly clarify the reasoning behind the major changes?
|  > For instance, why drop downloadable cursors just after a major browser
|  > (IE6/win) has implemented them? How does keeping them in the
|  > specification cause a problem?
|  the biggest problem I see, is, that those cursors are system dependant.
|  MSIE6 uses a Windows only format, KDE's konqueror tries to render normal
|  images as a cursor (which looks awefull because of X11 limitations).
|  Until there isn't any system independant standard for cursor images this
|  property doesn't make much sense.

What's wrong with using PNG or MNG as a cursor?

If  X11 (XFree86, I guess) has limitation - that XFree86 should be fixed, not 

P.S. as MS IE has support for PNG, I guess Microsoft can implement support for 
cursors in PNG format, too.


Vadim Plessky
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Received on Thursday, 15 August 2002 03:59:06 UTC

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