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Re: [css3-multicol] Column rule outside the element and click target

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:12:57 +0200
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wvff7vcyidj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
On Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:55:41 +0200, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>  
wrote:

> Simon Pieters wrote:
>
>  > Consider a multicol element with a column rule that extends outside  
> the
>  > multicol element. If you click on the rule outside the element, what
>  > should the click event's target be? In Opera/Chrome/Firefox, the click
>  > goes through the rule and the target is whatever is behind the rule.  
> Maybe
>  > the spec should call this out.
>  >
>  > http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/saved/2206
>
> I can see users being confused when parts of the rule respond
> differently to clicks. OTOH, it seems natural to clip at the edge of
> the element, and implementations seem to do this. I agree that the
> spec should describe the behavior. Do you have a proposed wording?

I don't. Is there any precedent for something like this? Can it be defined  
in terms of the Pointer Events spec?

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Friday, 12 April 2013 12:13:29 UTC

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