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Re: [css-writing-modes][CSS21][css3-ui] defining 'cursor: auto' properly (Issue 48)

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2014 01:49:50 +0900
Message-ID: <CAN9ydbW+4WiVimFTbB08-A+Ua7zUFrTWmhCmcc_gpQ29GdfOXQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
>> Just noticed that using the orientation of baseline works well for
>> transform:rotate() elements as well.
>
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> Hmmm. Actually, I don’t really know what the cursor should be for a 45deg rotation (there is no slanted cursor). Using the baseline angle rounded to the closest 90deg sounds reasonable enough, but browsers don’t do that.
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> Which makes be think of text along a curvy path. Should the cursor change as the path’s tangent goes past 45deg?

Chrome/Safari/Firefox on Mac all do that[1], didn't test other
platforms. The spec already say "may", so I think it's reasonable.

[1] http://codepen.io/kojiishi/pen/zxvNJg

/koji
Received on Monday, 1 December 2014 16:50:20 UTC

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