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Re: when do transitions occur?

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 06:07:21 +1000
Cc: Řyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <F4A2B3D1-F613-4ED4-8CFD-8B1F75B8B144@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On 16/09/2011, at 1:59 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

>>>> The TR-page draft is quite old; the reference to background-image
>>>> being animatable at all has been dropped from the editor's draft for
>>>> quite a while.
>>> 
>>> Right; it's just odd that it ever got into such a state.  I'm not sure
>>> if Image Values was ever in an in-between state where I defined how to
>>> transition gradients but not general images.
>> 
>> The Transitions spec itself makes some attempt at defining it (this part has
>> not been dropped from the ED).
>> 
>> "gradient: interpolated via the positions and colors of each stop. They must
>> have the same type (radial or linear) and same number of stops in order to
>> be animated."
> 
> Yeah, that's obviously incomplete and unusable, as it says nothing
> about the size/orientation arguments of the gradients.


I think I should remove the entire section on animatable properties. We'll be
in a flux state until other CSS specs add the animatable description for each
of their properties, but I don't think that's so bad. And definitely better
than having an erroneous spec.

Dean
Received on Wednesday, 21 September 2011 20:08:02 GMT

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