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Re: pause-before property for presentations

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 11:17:57 +0100
Message-ID: <3D32A155.8080806@hixie.ch>
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: Val Sharp <val@valsharp.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org

Dave Raggett wrote:
>>  It only provides for showing
>> and hiding the elements, though, it doesn't provide, for example,
>> a way for the element to go from being shaded to being fully
>> visible.
> I did think about that, and one solution would be to introduce three
> pseudo classes which apply to elements before they are revealed,
> elements that have just been revealed and which are the current
> focus of the presentation, and elements that are revealed but which
> are no longer the focus of the presentation.

That won't work, you can't have pseudo-classes that depend on properties. The 
cascade needs to be completely resolved before any properties are examined. This 
is why my proposal can't work.

I'll think about your other comments when I've woken up.

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