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Re: Negative percentages for ACSS pause properties (fwd)

From: Ian Graham <igraham@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 1997 16:23:48 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199708042023.QAA22161@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>
To: www-style@w3.org
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> On Aug 4,  4:02pm, Liam Quinn wrote:
> 
> > The current ACSS Working Draft [1] does not forbid negative percentages
> > for pause-before, pause-after, and pause.  However, these properties take
> > either a percentage or a time, and time values cannot be negative.
> 
> Good catch. The intention was not to allow negative values, because
> in a time-based layout dimension negative values tend to require new
> laws of physics, or excessive buffering; both are bad.
> 

On the other hand, the  combination of a document object model, ACSS, 
scripting capabilities, and  negative time translations could lead to 
totally awesome  "dynamic Web art". 

Just kidding  (but not entirely...)

Ian
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Centre for Academic Technology  ................. ian.graham@utoronto.ca
University of Toronto
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