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Re: transitions vs. animations

From: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 19:51:32 +0200
Message-ID: <4BBB74A4.5040102@keryx.se>
To: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
2010-04-05 19:07, Chris Marrin skrev:

> There is much more than just the convenience of a declarative form here.
> One of the biggest motivators for Transitions and Animations was to create
> a system that could perform animations in hardware. On embedded platforms,
> running Javascript timers and rerendering the entire page for each step
> quickly becomes expensive enough that framerates become unacceptably slow.

For the record, nobody has suggested that we drop HW acceleration.

And @Perry:

Declarative is not by definition CSS only. Another example of 
declarative animation is SMIL.

Lars Gunther
Received on Tuesday, 6 April 2010 17:52:04 UTC

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