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RE: [css3-animation] keyframes without animations

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:26 +0000
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
CC: Nemeséri András <andris@nemeseri.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E102D567D@TK5EX14MBXC111.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
From: Simon Fraser [mailto:smfr@me.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 3:27 PM
To: Sylvain Galineau
Cc: Nemeséri András; www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: [css3-animation] keyframes without animations

> But animations have no effect once they complete. So, logically, a zero-duration animation snaps to the last keyframe and then reverts back to its original appearance instantaneously. Practically, it's as if the animation never runs.
Wow, my bad. I understood an animation to be equivalent to a consecutive sets of n transitions such that the end state - the computed values of the animated properties - would be that of frame n. Section 2 does begin with "In a simple transition, since both the starting value and ending value are known, a single timing function and duration determine the intermediate values of the animating property. If finer control of the intermediate values is required, keyframes can be used." I clearly missed the following in 3.1: "An animation does not affect the computed value before the application of the animation, before the animation delay has expired, and after the end of the animation." I thus didn't realize that the computed value(s) of the affected property(ies) reset on completion and will hereafter be quiet...
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