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Re: [css-transforms] Making 'transform' match author expectations better with specialized 'rotate'/etc shorthands

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 02:54:42 +0000
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Shane Stephens <shans@google.com>, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CFEB3531.1D8E9%stearns@adobe.com>
On 7/15/14, 6:55 PM, "Dean Jackson" <dino@apple.com> wrote:
>
>whatever {
>  rotate: 10deg;
>  transform: translate(5px) rotate(20deg) translate(10px);
>  translate: 20px;
>}
>
>Do I override just the first translate? The last? Both of them?
>Everything? None of them?

When I try to think of a good answer to this question, all I manage to
come up with seems very arbitrary. I am cautiously against the proposal so
far. The author convenience seems to me to be outweighed by the complexity
of getting the ‘legacy’ transform property to work with the proposal.

Thanks,

Alan

Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 02:55:15 UTC

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