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Re: [css3-values-units] Negative times

From: mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 13:04:01 +0200
Message-ID: <21d9ade60808280404h4d1d5a3by3c001ac21b62790e@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Dean Jackson" <dino@apple.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

Dean,

Can you point us to text that says "non-negative" ?

Regards,

Xmlizer

On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 10:51 AM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com> wrote:
>
> CSS 3 Values and Units defines Time Values to be non-negative numbers:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-values/#times
>
> Is there any reason for this, other than aural style sheets not needing
> negative times?
>
> If possible, I'd like this restriction removed. I think the concept of
> negative time values is pretty straightforward, and would allow <time> to be
> used as an offset rather than an absolute value. As far as I can tell, the
> only change required would be moving it to the preceding section of the
> spec. The same probably applies to frequency.
>
> Also, and this is a minor point, the specifications for <time>, <angle> and
> <frequency> suggest that the only acceptable use is in aural style sheets.
> It would be nice to reword that, making it clear that it is an example use.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dean
>
>
>
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