Incorrect behavior of "cursor: auto" over form controls

UNCONFIRMED
Unassigned

Status

()

Core
Layout: Form Controls
P3
normal
UNCONFIRMED
11 months ago
4 months ago

People

(Reporter: Florian Rivoal, Unassigned)

Tracking

55 Branch
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox57 wontfix, firefox58 wontfix, firefox59 ?)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

11 months ago
The "auto" behavior of the "cursor" property used to be only vaguely defined, but to improve interoperability, the latest specification[1] is more clear:

> auto behaves as 'text' over text, and 'default' otherwise.

Other expected effects, such as the cursor changes over form controls should be achieved using the UA stylesheet, rather than through the magic behavior of the "auto" value.

Forefpx uses "auto" rather than the UA stylesheet to adjust the cursor over form controls, which causes the following tests to fail:

https://test.csswg.org/harness/test/css-ui-3_dev/single/cursor-auto-005/format/html5/


[1] https://drafts.csswg.org/css-ui-3/#valdef-cursor-auto

Updated

11 months ago
Component: Untriaged → Layout: Form Controls
Product: Firefox → Core

Updated

9 months ago
Priority: -- → P3
(Reporter)

Comment 1

8 months ago
This is the last thing standing between CSS-UI-3 and REC. I'd be nice if this could be fixed before long.

Updated

8 months ago
status-firefox57: --- → wontfix
status-firefox58: --- → fix-optional
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