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Re: Why we need Houdini...

From: Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:36:18 +1100
Message-ID: <CAFUtAY-a=C7o8jMrLcykyvn7LOEWZDrQ_DaUQB6ahuN0_SXe1A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-houdini@w3.org" <public-houdini@w3.org>
Absolutely.  Note that this calls out explicitly the need for performant
scroll customization:

"Scrollable elements are possible in pure HTML and CSS with overflow:
scroll (combined with-webkit-overflow-scrolling: touch on iOS) but these do
not give you frame-by-frame control over the scrolling animation and mobile
browsers have a difficult time with long, complex content."

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Greg Whitworth <gwhit@microsoft.com>

>   Saw this today and thought it was a good example of why we should try
> our hardest to see Houdini to completion. It’s a good example of what a web
> author can do, and what they’re already doing to do their own layout and
> painting.
> http://engineering.flipboard.com/2015/02/mobile-web/
> Greg
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 01:37:06 UTC

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