[whatwg] Non-blocking SVG Canvas?

Kevin Ar18 kevinar18 at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 5 13:16:31 PDT 2010

> This might depend on the browser, since nothing actually defines the
> interaction of SVG and HTML in this area very well. Per SVG spec,
> pointer-events is not supposed to apply to , for example.
> However in the case of Gecko specifically, the "none" value is supported
> for all elements, not just SVG elements. So if you set
> pointer-events:none on the and then whatever values of
> pointer-events you want on its descendants, things should work.
> In Opera and Webkit it looks like doesn't get events by default at
> all. So there's no issue. So this testcase does what you want, I
> think, in all of Opera, Webkit, Gecko.

Seems we came to a similar conclusion (and similar test cases). :)
Do you think there is a need for some clarification on this issue in the HTML5 specs? 		 	   		  

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