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Re: AnimationEvents for pseudo-elements

From: Jared Wein <jwein@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2013 08:34:57 -0800 (PST)
To: Alexis Menard <alexis@webkit.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <1321843953.2741440.1359736497395.JavaMail.root@mozilla.com>
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alexis Menard" <alexis@webkit.org>
> To: "Jared Wein" <jwein@mozilla.com>
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Sent: Friday, February 1, 2013 11:28:19 AM
> Subject: Re: AnimationEvents for pseudo-elements
> 
> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Jared Wein <jwein@mozilla.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I noticed today the lack of AnimationEvents for pseudo-elements. I
> > realize that this is a tricky topic because JS does not have
> > access to pseudo-elements, so it is impossible to add event
> > listeners directly to the event listeners, nor have the
> > event.target equate to the pseudo-element.
> >
> > One way that this could be fixed is allow AnimationEvents to
> > dispatch against their parent element, with event.target equal to
> > the parent element as well. This obviously could cause
> > compatibility issues with script already out in the wild.
> >
> > Perhaps the following approach could be taken, but with a different
> > event name such as "descedentanimationstart",
> > "descendentanimationend", etc., but this name is too verbose and
> > implies that it would work in other situations that already have
> > sufficient support.
> >
> > Has there been any thoughts about this already?
> 
> 
> Is the pseudoElement attribute what you are looking for?
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-animations/#AnimationEvent-interface
> 

Yes, that looks like what I am looking for. Thanks!
Received on Friday, 1 February 2013 16:35:24 GMT

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