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Re: Animated cursors?

From: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 10:14:53 +0400
To: "Www-Style@W3. Org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200208161014.53336.lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>

On Friday 16 August 2002 7:10 am, James Craig wrote:
|  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?

PNG was designed as replacement for GIF, that's why I supposed to use PNG, not 
GIF, as a cursor.

|  Thanks.
|  James
|  -----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.


Vadim Plessky
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