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Re: Are CSS animations a done deal?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 07:35:54 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601003301135t53c32e45l45019aef665ee1af@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-style@w3.org, Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 6:14 AM, Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com> wrote:

> Recommending that one technology be used rather than another is one thing,
> recommending that a certain technology (CSS Animation) not be included in
> the spec is another. It seems to me that this is what some (hopefully only a
> few) seem to be arguing for.
>

Not me!


> But there's no doubt authors will use it to do "Flash Animations". Authors
> misuse the technology all the time, occasionally with incredibly cool
> results.
>

Often the "incredibly cool results" are of the form "since browsers didn't
provide the functionality you need in a sensible way, you hacked it up in an
incredibly cool, yet insane way!" :-)

Rob
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the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
53:5-6]
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