Re: CDR: pointer event description vs. z-order

On Jan 29, 2006, at 5:14 PM, L. David Baron wrote:

> On Monday 2006-01-02 01:49 -0800, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> "The target element for pointer device events is established by first
>> determining the most deeply nested child document which has content
>> that intersects with the geometric (x,y) location of the event"
>> - This excludes z-ordering. Therefore it seems to claim that, for
>> instance, a click on a portion of a parent document that overlaps
>> included child content should go through to the child content. This
>> is contrary to behavior of many current UAs.
> In our face-to-face meeting, the group decided to change the quoted
> sentence to:
>   The target element for pointer device events is the topmost  
> object in
>   the paint order at the pointer location.

This satisfies my concern, thanks.

> I'd also note that this doesn't resolve any differences in the way SVG
> and HTML+CSS define paint order (particularly with whether
> 'visibility:hidden' elements receive events).

Does the CDF working group plan to tackle this issue in any of the  


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