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Re: position: pointer

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 08:37:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CABZUbM0hxzx2QDiCMMj76Z-OmAmQO9oPuYDR8x0UQ1_ZdvntuQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jussi Kalliokoski <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On 10/10/12, Jussi Kalliokoski <jussi.kalliokoski@gmail.com> wrote:

> But let me ask a counter-question: what's the use case / potential
> advantage for that? Quite honestly, imho stationary tooltips are quite
> annoying, if your mouse is in the wrong place when they're activated, they
> block your view from something and get in the way of the pointer.

Stationary tooltips, sticky menus, panels, etc can have stuff inside
for the user to interact with by clicking or selecting text. How do
Opera and Chrome handle display of the calendar widget for HTML5 input
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Received on Wednesday, 10 October 2012 15:38:11 UTC

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