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Re: [csswg-drafts] [web-animations-1] "origin time" is not a very good name (#2079)

From: Nigel Megitt via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 13:48:33 +0000
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In my experience from TTML, it is _massively_ helpful to have terminology distinguish between spatial and temporal coordinate systems, because it is extremely easy to get confused between the two. It is typical in English language usage for temporal concepts to be described in spatial terms.

For that reason, I would advocate for example "origin offset time" to "origin offset".

However I would also note that in temporal coordinates, an offset is typically a _duration_ whereas a time is typically a specific moment.

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