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Animated cursors?

From: James Craig <james@cookiecrook.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 22:10:54 -0500
To: "Www-Style@W3. Org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JFEGIJBOOAMICAMNFLBEEEOECEAA.james@cookiecrook.com>

Sorry if this has been covered already, but what's wrong with having an
animated GIF as a cursor? The browsers already support it as an image
format, why couldn't they use it for a cursor? Does it have to do with the
CompuServe copyright?


-----Original Message-----
From: Kai Lahmann
Subject: Re: New drafts, CSS 2.1, css3-webfonts, css3-fonts,
css3-background, css3-ui

Vadim Plessky wrote:

>What's wrong with using PNG or MNG as a cursor?
well, X11 doesn't support colors as a cursor, also animated cursors are
impossible afaik. Both is possible with .ani or .cur on Windows, this
makes it quite difficult to have plattform independant cursors.

Kai Lahmann
Received on Thursday, 15 August 2002 23:11:31 GMT

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