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[Bug 20112] New: pointerenter and pointerleave events

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Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 01:39:51 +0000
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            Bug ID: 20112
           Summary: pointerenter and pointerleave events
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: PointerEventsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Pointer Events specification
          Assignee: jrossi@microsoft.com
          Reporter: jrossi@microsoft.com
        QA Contact: dave.null@w3.org
                CC: public-pointer-events@w3.org

DOM Level 3 Events defines mouseenter/mouseleave hit testing transition
events.[[1] These events are different from mouseover/mouseout in that the
mouse has not "left" the element simply because it went over a child (and the
events do not bubble).  This makes mouseenter/leave the event analog to the CSS
:hover state.[2]

Pointer events should support this concept via pointerenter/pointerleave events
(supporting multi-pointer interactions as well). [3,4]

[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/selector.html#dynamic-pseudo-classes

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