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RE: Effect of 'animateMotion' on transform.animVal

From: Scott Hayman <shayman@rim.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 15:12:40 -0400
Message-ID: <1CA55DCF91707745A9B5091A303367E904EE870B@XCH43YKF.rim.net>
To: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi Cameron,

> From: Cameron McCormack

> Cameron McCormack:
> > Perhaps if it doesn't affect the animated transform value it is 
> > because 'animateMotion' can be applied to elements that don't 
> > implement SVGTransformable.  In the list of elements that can be 
> > animated with 'animateMotion', only one of them doesn't implement
> > SVGTransformable: 'mask'.  But then, 'mask' doesn't implement 
> > SVGLocatable either, so I'm not sure what it means to animate its 
> > motion when it doesn't have a CTM.
> Since we've established that the animated value of the 
> transform attribute does not change, it is OK for a 'mask' 
> element to be animated.
> I still wonder, though: what does it mean for a 'mask' 
> element to be animated with 'animateMotion'?

While we don't think that this is an issue, and the fact that 'mask' is
in not in SVG Tiny 1.2, would you mind if we defer this until we get the
spec into CR?

Thanks very much.

Best regards,
Scott Hayman
On behalf of the SVG WG

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