W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > April 2010

Re: Are CSS animations a done deal?

From: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2010 22:38:51 +0200
Message-ID: <4BB8F8DB.10700@keryx.se>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
2010-03-31 15:55, Lars Gunther skrev:
> However:
> It does not solve the other problems I have mentioned, which are about
> authoring.
> - Animations triggered by anything but hover and focus, eg. click, load,
> submit, XHR readystates, key events, etc.
> - Animations triggered by events on the non-animated elements, where CSS
> selectors are not enough to describe the relationship.
> - Setting animation properties through a script, e.g. changing the rules
> in a key frame, or creating rules programmatically.
> Neither does it address my concerns about having clean solutions.
> - Today we use imperative scripting to manipulate style attributes, to
> get animation effects.
> - Tomorrow we should use declarative scripting to achieve similar, but
> hardware accelerated, effects.
> There might be some pure CSS-animations on the web of tomorrow, but
> there will also be a lot of combined CSS-animation/DOM-scripting, with
> the current proposal.
> So can someone please answer this question: Why should setting and
> deleting classes on an element be the only way to do this combination?
> Why do you like to impose that limitation on the technology?

As people return from easter/pesach/holiday of choice, I hope somebody 
will take the time to address my question.

(And I've not even begun to talk about accessibility yet...)

Lars Gunther
Received on Sunday, 4 April 2010 20:39:20 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:38:33 UTC