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[whatwg] <video>, <object>, Timed Media Elements -- Part I SMIL

From: ddailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 09:57:08 -0400
Message-ID: <00bf01c76c89$fbdbbdb0$6401a8c0@disxgdg31szkx7>

On Thu, 22 Mar 2007 13:03:24, Anne van Kesteren wrote

>> 1. why not just include SMIL as a part of HTML, much in the same way 
>> that it is integrated with SVG? It is an existing W3C reco.

>Reasons for not using <t:video> were that it was 1) complicated and 2) not 
>used.

Thanks Anne... Is there some easy way to resurrect prior discussions of this 
from the archives somewhere? I would like to try to understand the reasoning 
here. SMIL doesn't seem complicated to me -- declarative animation is rather 
charming and the "complicatedness" is cognitively less demanding than 
scripting. Its popularity will probably be synergized by rather dramatic 
increases in use of SVG.

DD 
Received on Thursday, 22 March 2007 06:57:08 UTC

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