ISSUE-106 (mouse capture): Consider adding mouse capture/release API [DOM3 

Raised by: Doug Schepers
On product: DOM3 Events

It's sometimes desirable to redirect all events of a certain type to a 
particular element (for example, when dragging a scrollbar or a shape, you may 
want to allow the mousemove events to all be directed to that element).

To do this, IE implements SetCapture, ReleaseCapture, and GetCapture:

Mozilla has recently added this as well:

We should consider adding this to DOM3 Events or DOM4 Events.

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