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Re: transitions vs. animations

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 11:39:49 -0700
Message-ID: <v2kdd0fbad1004061139ye7ddcc2wbfdffcfe0aa16124@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se> wrote:
> 2010-04-05 19:39, Tab Atkins Jr. skrev:
>>
>> Three new shorthand properties: play-in, play-during, and play-out.
>>  Play-in specifies animations to be run when the element begins to
>> match the given selector.
>
> So, is this not basically the beginning of recreating large parts of the DOM
> event model?

Please look over at the better-explained version of this proposal in
the separate thread "Splitting up concepts of Animations", where I've
already addressed that concern by Simon Fraser.

Short answer: no, it has nothing to do with events.  An event-based
animation model in CSS is a bad idea.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 6 April 2010 18:40:39 GMT

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