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Re: Dropping angle-bracket syntax for animation

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2011 23:06:07 -0700
Cc: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Brian Birtles <birtles@gmail.com>, public-fx@w3.org
Message-id: <D3394599-952A-4A82-9CE9-FD2A8D9D820A@apple.com>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>

On 01/08/2011, at 9:50 PM, Cameron McCormack wrote:

>> > I would hope CSS Animations would work in this situation.
>> 
>> I agree that it would be nice. I believe that none of the current
>> browsers support SMIL if the SVG is loaded through an <IMG> tag.
> 
> Firefox, WebKit and Opera all do run SMIL animations in SVG documents referenced from <img>.

WebKit should support animations in the <img> tag, be they written in XML, HTML5 with SVG inline, or CSS. If we don't, then it's a bug.

One day people will be linking to the CSS/SVG version of http://gifparty.tumblr.com/ and there will be much rejoicing.

Dean
 
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