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Re: [whatwg] (X)HTML + SMIL?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2008 08:34:27 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600812271134x6388c4e3v1c2aa8c20309c505@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Giovanni Campagna" <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>
Cc: bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com, public-xhtml2@w3.org, www-smil@w3.org
On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 8:28 AM, Giovanni Campagna <
scampa.giovanni@gmail.com> wrote:

> @Robert O' Callahan
> Yes but they have completely different syntaxes. From an author point of
> view, integration is not that bad.

Yes, but the CSS Transitions syntax is far better than the SMIL syntax, for
several reasons (being purely CSS-based is one reason). Trying to
synchronize the syntax would destroy that and doesn't seem worth it.

Besides, CSS Animation (which is mentioned in CSS CurrentWork and will maybe
> be introduced in CSS4) is actually very similar to SMIL Animation (only how
> property changes, not why)

Indeed, and we are much less interested in Apple's CSS Animation proposal
than CSS Transitions.

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