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Re: [css3-animations] Complex animations

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:34:15 +1300
Message-ID: <AANLkTik0jmHPzYZCTnirCjtUi5-DU8SQHxyfWzd8B4wO@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Cc: Paul Bakaus <pbakaus@zynga.com>, Simon Fraser <simon.fraser@apple.com>, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:
>
>> SMIL animations can easily express what you need to express here. Perhaps
>> we don't need to make CSS animations cover this use case.
>>
>
> I have to admit that I'm not that familiar with SMIL. I just glanced at the
> spec and it seems overly complicated. Maybe it's better to extend the CSS
> animation spec to allow for true keyframe animation.
>

We don't need or want the whole spec. Webkit, Gecko and Opera focus on the
SVG Animation subset:
http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/animate.html
(Brian Birtles has some proposals to simplify that subset too.)

Rob
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