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Re: [cssom-view][css-ui] elementsFromPoint() and pointer-events:paint-order

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:24:43 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBati2+C5f_YB=bAt6gCJFE7pvVQuHL10J9an9MuL-5sg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, W3C WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>, "glenn.adams@cox.com" <glenn.adams@cox.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:10 AM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
> That was my preference as well, but reading through the bug discussion [1]
> I see that it was proposed to include pointer-events:none elements because
> (1) that's what IE's implementation currently does, (2) this method is not
> intrinsically about hit testing and (3) you can filter pointer-events:none
> elements out of the sequence if you like.
>
> I find (3) somewhat convincing - your code can ignore those elements if
> you like, but the elements are provided if you have a need for them. But I
> would be happy with either including or excluding pointer-events:none
> elements in the sequence.

Personally, I don't find these convincing enough arguments to justify
the difference in behavior from elementFromPoint().  This will result
in *much* confusion and gnashing of teeth if it stands.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 24 June 2013 18:25:30 UTC

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