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Re: [css3-marquee] What's the state of this spec?

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:10:54 +0100
To: "Lea Verou" <leaverou@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v8jrcgeybunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:32:03 +0100, Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 23/1/12 17:27, Øyvind Stenhaug wrote:

>> In this particular case, css3-marquee isn't really equivalent to WCSS
>> -wap-marquee. From what I can tell, the former seems tied to 'overflow',
>> whereas the latter is a special value for the 'display' property. There
>> is also a difference in how the element must be rendered when all
>> iterations have finished.
> In any case, does it serve a purpose now? Isn't it completely subsumed  
> by CSS animations?

Apart from the bit about possibly being triggered by overflow, I guess the  
effect can be approximately recreated using some extra wrapper elements  
and hardcoded values.

CSS Marquee is listed as discontinued in the working group charter, by the  

Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Monday, 23 January 2012 17:11:25 UTC

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