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[css3-marquee] CR published

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2008 15:43:24 +0100
To: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200812091543.24779.bert@w3.org>

The CSS WG published a Candidate Recommendation for the Marquee module:


The module specifies the properties that control the "marquee" effect, a 
kind of overflow handling where content that is too large moves 
automatically in and out of view, without the need for a scrollbar. 
There are properties for, e.g., the direction and the speed of the 

The module is primarily targeted at mobile phones, where this effect is 
more common than on desktop browsers. Indeed, the CSS Mobile Profile[1] 
depends on this module.

A Candidate Recommendation is a specification that is considered stable 
enough for implementation, but not yet sufficiently tested to become a 
Recommendation. In other words, a CR is a "call for implementations."

So we're asking for feedback, especially implementation feedback. The 
place, as usual, is this mailing list, <www-style@w3.org>. Please, 
prefix the subject of messages with "[css3-marquee]" as I did on this 
message. The CR period will last until June 2009, or longer if 

Meanwhile, the working group will collect a test suite. If you have any 
tests to contribute, please send them to <public-css-testsuite@w3.org> 

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/CR-css-mobile-20080801/
[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-css-testsuite/

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