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Re: CSS Animations Targeting SVG attributes

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 07:55:54 +1300
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=vd=xYpkHFJgjWfuBarcPOikW6jJFf5-SHWaSq@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 3:25 AM, Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com> wrote:

> The biggest problem is that an attribute in SVG can have different
> underlying types or semantics depending upon which element it is for.  This
> is not the case for a property.

We can get around that by mapping the same attribute names to different CSS
properties, depending on the element. Of course that adds to author
confusion and the number of properties required. All the more reason why we
need a complete list of new properties required!

"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
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