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Re: position: pointer

From: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 22:55:30 +0200
Message-ID: <13FF9C55942B4DB283F1F64D6EE8A04B@FREMYD2>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Simon Fraser" <smfr@me.com>
Cc: "Jussi Kalliokoski" <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
|  I don't understand the point of your questions.  Both are extremely
|  simple.  It's identical to setting "position:absolute" and setting
|  top/left to the position of the pointer, assuming that their
|  positioning roots are the ICB.

Well, if it's like "position: absolute" then we have a problem because the 
browser must recompute the layout everytime the mouse is moving. I would 
focus on a model like "position: fixed" to make sure the "pointer elements" 
don't affect any layout except themselves. 
Received on Monday, 8 October 2012 20:55:58 GMT

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