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Re: [css3-ui] file formats for the cursor property

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:45:21 +0100
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Message-Id: <81F3A5BF-2389-4651-A2C0-8AE4345B6155@rivoal.net>
To: Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net>

> On 12 Mar 2015, at 18:53, Henrik Andersson <henke@henke37.cjb.net> wrote:
> 
> Florian Rivoal skrev:
>> Given the interop, I think we should include a MUST requirement for this file format. However, this raise the question of a spec for that file format. There's this[1], but it describes an older (1995) version, and then there's a series of blog posts on "the old new thing" [2][3][4][5]. Is there anything better out there?
>> 
>> In addition, all browsers other than IE support the usual image formats: PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP as well as SVG. I think it would be useful to push (at least with a should, preferably with a must) for at least some of these in css3-ui. I'd favor PNG and SVG, but I'm happy to include more if there's consensus.
> 
> It may be worth asking for support for animated cursors too, in the form
> of *.ani files. It's quite old and just as well used as the *.cur format.

As far as I know, this is only supported by IE, so there are more vendors to convince if we want to get support for this. I am not opposed to it though.

 - Florian
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