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Re: [css4-ui] new 'cursor' value: 'auto-hide'

From: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:48:58 -0800
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-id: <m2r4kdruv9.fsf@eoconnor.apple.com>

You wrote:

>> > Could we completely automate this in the UA? Say, by auto-hiding
>> > the cursor if it lingers over a playing video?
>> You mean, without the additional property, or with?  The latter is
>> simple - just add it to the UA stylesheet.  The former is simple,
>> too, but it prevents the author from conveniently having the same
>> ability when they're doing things similar to video, like animating in
>> <canvas> or DOM.
> Without. Is it really necessary to handle the non-video cases? Has
> anyone requested it?

Yes, we've had requests for such a feature, especially in the context of
taking arbitrary elements fullscreen.

Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 00:49:26 UTC

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