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Re: About animate-elem-227-t.svg

From: Dr. Olaf Hoffmann <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 13:29:47 +0100
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-Id: <201002081329.47756.Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>
Once I had the same problem of a wrong assumption
for the timing of discrete to-animations in my test samples,
just because I did not find the related paragraph in the
old SMIL animation recommendation. But after a
question about this in the SYMM mailing list, it turned
out, that this is indeed already the defined behaviour
right from the beginning and applies therefore for
SVG 1.1 too.

'For the shorthand form to animation, there is only 1 value; a discrete to 
animation will simply set the "to" value for the simple duration.'
http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-smil-animation-20010904/#AnimFuncCalcMode

I think, there are no incompatibilities in SMIL 2 or 3 and no specific rules
in SVG either, therefore such tests need to be fixed (as I already did for 
my own tests). And as far as I remember, it was already noted for
at least some tests in the official test suite as well ;o)


Olaf
Received on Monday, 8 February 2010 12:32:44 GMT

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