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Re: [web-animations] Adjusting times when you pause/seek etc.

From: Shane Stephens <shans@google.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:16:59 +1000
Message-ID: <CAGTfzwTnD0gpmD7hHRGoJS_Ed8RRATRcPCW7pV-ZnPVKizROOQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Birtles <bbirtles@mozilla.com>
Cc: "public-fx@w3.org" <public-fx@w3.org>
Without commenting on which of (a) and (b) are better, I wanted to talk
briefly about this:

What's more, in order for script to be able to have fine control of
> prioritization it seems desirable for animations to be able to set
> startTime (as they can in (a)) which would suggest setting the property
> influences the *original* start time.

Setting the start time is a terrible way for script to prioritize
animations because it also changes when the animation plays. If we want to
give script fine control of prioritization then we should expose a custom
sort order that script can tweak.

Received on Monday, 28 April 2014 00:17:29 UTC

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