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Re: [cssom-view] Correction and clarification for the coordinate systems of getClientRect/getBoundingClientRect

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 23:55:26 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLaGaWydHGZ=W35-Xo7pmHcTF_rMi8ydBENoUs_Ku+SDug@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> It seems like you shouldn't take the transform into account since the
> axis-aligned box will be too big.
> ie if you were to use the getClientRects API for hit detection and you
> have 2 neighboring and skewed or rotated elements, their boxes will overlap.
>

You shouldn't use getClientRects for hit detection. But if getClientRects
doesn't take transforms into account, it's even more useless for hit
detection.

Rob
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