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Re: CSS Animations Targeting SVG attributes

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 15:27:32 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimU4R4pTsLKTy4Egk5_0r7zMm8ecQkgHLKfqMZ6@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, public-fx@w3.org
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 2:48 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 10:38 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Since we're omitting the <filter>-related attributes due to CSS
>> Filters, perhaps we could omit the gradient-related attributes due to
>> CSS Gradients?  CSS and SVG gradients have a trivial mapping, albeit
>> not one that can be expressed directly in CSS.
>
> We already have stop-opacity and stop-color properties for SVG gradients.
>
> My main concern about omitting properties is that it won't make any sense
> for authors. Also, if one engine breaks ranks and implements them, all the
> others will want to too. I'm not sure if we can, or should, attempt to hold
> a line here.

Okay.

(I wonder why stop-opacity and stop-color were defined as
presentational attributes, but not the rest of the
equally-presentational gradient attributes?  It feels very arbitrary.)

~TJ
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