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Re: CSS Charter (Apple's Wishlist)

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 21:02:52 -0700
Message-Id: <E5F1C435-53A7-48A4-84F4-2F7E98E2F861@comcast.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
To: Vladimir Vukicevic <vladimir@mozilla.com>


On Mar 26, 2008, at 1:57 PM, Vladimir Vukicevic wrote:

>
> On Mar 25, 2008, at 10:42 AM, David Hyatt wrote:
>> Here is a list from Apple regarding what we would like to see  
>> within the scope of the CSS WG's charter.
>>
>> - Transforms (2D and 3D)
>> - Transitions
>> - Animations
>> - Filter effects
>> - Audio and Video-related media queries
>
> For what it's worth, as someone who would be involved in  
> implementing many of the above-listed features, I hope that those  
> items will become within the scope of the CSS WG charter.  There  
> are potential problems and pitfalls there, especially when it comes  
> to interaction with other CSS-based layout, but the CSS WG seems  
> like the best place to find the full set of knowledge necessary to  
> coming up with solutions to those problems.  The pieces listed are  
> all fairly lightweight, and would add greatly to the expressive  
> power of CSS on the web.
>
> As was pointed out, there is significant overlap with other  
> standards, especially with SVG.  I don't view this as a problem --  
> I hope that the functionality exposed by these potential CSS  
> features doesn't come anywhere close to what's possible with SVG,  
> but instead provides concise and simple approaches for the most  
> common use cases.  For anything more complex, SVG (or another "full- 
> featured" spec) should remain the standard.
>
>     - Vlad

I totally agree.
Received on Friday, 28 March 2008 04:03:31 GMT

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