[whatwg] [web-apps] Ability to treat transparent part of element transparent to events

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Feb 10 01:22:29 PST 2009

On Tue, 11 Jan 2005, martijnw wrote:
> See:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102695 - Treat some transparent
> elements as "transparent to events"
> I think that explains basically what I would like to have.
> Afaik, that's something that IE is already doing (at least I heard).
> Basically, I was thinking about some sort of attribute that would enable this
> behavior.
> Is this something worth considering for the Web Applications spec?

Apparently the CSS group is considering applying the 'pointer-events' 
property to HTML content as well as SVG, so this is an issue for the 
www-style mailing list now.

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