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Re: [whatwg] Move RequestAnimationFrame steps into HTML?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:53:52 +0000 (UTC)
To: James Robinson <jamesr@chromium.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1409172252270.13180@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
On Wed, 17 Sep 2014, James Robinson wrote:
> Cameron and I are editors of the "Timing control for script-based 
> animations" spec, more commonly known as the spec for 
> requestAnimationFrame.  This spec has some outstanding feedback from 
> folks like Anne that needs to be addressed at a basic editorial level 
> that I haven't had bandwidth to address.  It also needs to integrate 
> more tightly into the HTML's rendering model to get proper timing.  I 
> think that adding the appropriate hooks to both specs will be 
> complicated and I know I don't have the bandwidth to do this correctly, 
> so I propose that we simply move this algorithm into HTML itself and ask 
> that the HTML editors (aka Hixie) take over this part of the spec.

I'd be happy to do this. I've filed a bug to track it:


This will actually help substantially with resolving this issue also:


Do you have a log of the issues that are outstanding on this spec?

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