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From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2012 17:04:17 +0100
To: "public-websignage@w3.org" <public-websignage@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wpvqxfepy3oazb@chaals.local>
In Yandex.browser we support SVG- and CSS-based animation. We're also  
interested in improving the capabilities of CSS-based animation to match  
what can already be done in SVG (which is really just SMIL) - we want to  
use this for our services, which are not signs as such.

In other words, the use cases seem to overlap and we explicitly want to  
have declarative (non-javascript) animation. We're currently looking at  
SMIL as the most obvious source, and perhaps moving the syntax into CSS,  
largely for operational reasons - we use BEM [1] for a lot of our  
development and a lot of the animation we want would fit more logically in  
the styling components than having to be written in script as we do today.

[1] http://bem.info



Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
Received on Tuesday, 25 December 2012 16:04:53 UTC

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