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

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2014 23:06:15 +0100
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>
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To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>

> On 01 Dec 2014, at 17:49, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>> Just noticed that using the orientation of baseline works well for
>>> transform:rotate() elements as well.
>> 
>> 
>> 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.
>> 
>> 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

That’s the caret. I am talking about the mouse cursor http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-ui/#cursor

 - Florian
Received on Monday, 1 December 2014 22:06:39 UTC

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