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Re: WD-css3-text-20021024 substantive comments

From: Tantek «elik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 12:19:06 -0800
To: Christoph Pšper <christoph@paeper.de>, <www-style@w3.org>
CC: <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BA6019A9.1FE9D%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

On 1/31/03 8:37 AM, "Christoph Pšper" <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>

>> "blink
>> blink"
>> Change the description to "Produces blinking text, which
>> alternates between visible and invisible states at rates
>> determined by the user agent."
> Or add a property to change the blink rate, although that would probably
> require to use units that are currently exclusive to aural CSS.

Don't be silly, there is no need for a new property.

All you need to do is extend the 'visibility' property to take <frequency>

You could also extend the 'opacity' property to take <frequency> values as
well to allow the oh-so-currently-fashionable-yet-annoying sine-wave
throbbing effect in some desktop user interfaces.

</sarcasm>  (always has an implied start tag)

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