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Re: transitions vs. animations

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 14:09:30 -0700
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <8541EADE-E389-453D-943C-0BB72C83BBD9@me.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
On Apr 7, 2010, at 6:28 PM, Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

> And I don't like that the "transition" name (which is hard to spell)
> is still in there. May I suggest that you rename "transition" to
> "effect" (or something) in your proposal?
> 
> Håkon's naming priciple: Good names are better than correct names.

I feel strongly that "effect" is too generic. There are plenty of graphical "effects" like masks, filters, reflections etc. that have nothing to do with animation.

Simon
Received on Thursday, 8 April 2010 21:10:07 GMT

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