[whatwg] Disabled attribute for iframes

Cameron McCormack cam at mcc.id.au
Thu Aug 14 17:09:44 PDT 2008

Ian Hickson:
> This seems like a bug. It seems like we would want to address this 
> directly rather than requiring authors to disable iframes when doing drags 
> (especially since that wouldn't help with things like plugins or 
> whatever). Wouldn't the better solution be to provide some sort of 
> mechanism to say that while the mouse button is down, all the mouse move 
> events should go to the element that got the mousedown event?

The old SVG 1.2 Full draft had a pair of methods (which are implemented
in Batik), startMouseCapture()/ stopMouseCapture(), that could be used
to do this kind of thing.

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