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Re: SVG12: applicability of timelineBegin

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 22:45:43 +0100
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <39gor1hu5vc3v4k2hn9qh6cte25nv906bp@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Chris Lilley wrote:
>
>On Monday, April 18, 2005, 12:59:00 AM, Bjoern wrote:
>
>BH> Dear Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group,
>
>BH>   In http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/struct.html the
>BH> definition of the timelineBegin attribute states:
>
>BH> [...]
>BH>   The svg element controls the global timeline, so for progressively
>BH>   loaded animations, the author would typically set this attribute to
>BH>   "onStart", thus allowing the nested timelines to begin as the document
>BH>   is loaded.
>BH> [...]
>
>The troubling mention of nested timelines has been replaced with this
>
>  Controls the initialization of the timeline for the document.<br/> The
>  svg element controls the global timeline, so for progressively loaded
>  animations, the author would typically set this attribute to
>  "onStart", thus allowing the timeline to begin as the document loads,
>  rather than waiting until the complete document is loaded.

The latest draft does not use the undefined term "global timeline" which
is good; for the moment I think the text in the latest draft is good
enough; it could use quite some cleanup to use proper SMIL terminology
in other places though. Thanks.
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