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Re: [css-masking] Using masks and clipping to allow or inhibit selections or events.

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:27:54 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZcZ5kCNP8J=A8WoXtiLeTJ=TAp3D45rTGbXEF0bFKZeA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Tindale <ian.tindale@gmail.com>
Cc: public-fx@w3.org
On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Ian Tindale <ian.tindale@gmail.com> wrote:

> I’d like it if masks could be drawn for the purpose of defining areas in
> which selection is either possible or impossible. It’d make web apps act
> more like desktop apps, if we didn’t have the whole viewport able to be
> accidentally selected or turned blue by stray clicks or similar events.

Perhaps you really want CSS user-select.

Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the
Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority
over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among
you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your
slave — just
as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his
life as a ransom for many.” [Matthew 20:25-28]
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