Re: [cssom-view] Clarifying elementsFromPoint and pointer-events: none

On Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:40:50 +0100, Philip Rogers <> wrote:

> www-style,
> The elementsFromPoint (plural) spec [1] is ambiguous about whether  
> elements
> with pointer-events: none should be returned. Can we update the spec to
> explicitly allow pointer-events: none elements?
> I think it makes sense to return all elements and have this be a
> general-purpose API. I spoke with a front-end developer on the polymer  
> team
> and they agreed because typical usecases already need to filter out
> unwanted elements. The IE team may have come to the same conclusion as
> msElementsFromPoint also includes pointer-events: none elements.
> [1]

For which use cases would you not filter them out?

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Thursday, 26 February 2015 10:10:19 UTC