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Re: Exploring new vocabularies for HTML

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 18:10:11 -0500
Message-ID: <da131fde0803271610n201d732fj9d33b97465a554f0@mail.gmail.com>
To: "James Graham" <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 4:49 PM, James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> Jeff Schiller wrote:
> > Here's another use case:
> >
> > 5. The ability to animate elements in a web page (hypertext, vector
> > graphics) without using script.
>
> It's not clear to me that "without script" is a problem statement,
> rather it seems to be part of a solution. What are the use cases that
> you believe require scriptless animation? (I'm not suggesting valid use
> cases don't exist, just that the haven't been clearly stated yet).
>

In addition to Sam's comment, browsers typically allow JavaScript to be
disabled.  There's no reason that users without scripting enabled should not
be able to see smoothly animated user interfaces, cartoons, etc.
Received on Thursday, 27 March 2008 23:10:47 UTC

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