Re: hit testing and retained graphics

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 12:56 PM, Richard Schwerdtfeger
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>> So normally, I imagine, hit testing would be done either by using
>> isPointInPath() or by custom code looking at a mouse event’s x/y values.
>> I think this proposal doesn’t work with isPointInPath(), though, is that
>> right?
> I think it would but we would need to incorporate Z order and a notion of
> the last drawn element to compute which element is on top. The user agent
> would need to manage this.

You are attempting to recreate a retained-mode API in an
immediate-mode API.  Why is "use SVG" not sufficient for this?


Received on Thursday, 23 June 2011 20:29:22 UTC