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Re: [CSS3] transition effects -why not use proper scripting backed up by the correct DOM methods?

From: Kelly Miller <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 02:43:42 -0400
Message-ID: <44618B9E.8040905@gmail.com>
To: Emrah BASKAYA <emrahbaskaya@hesido.com>
CC: "www-style.w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

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Emrah BASKAYA wrote:
| The things mentioned in this thread for transition effects are very
| strictly a scripting job. Drawing a line between basic required
| behaviour for accessibility (:hover), and eye-candy effects (opacity
| fade on hover) is actually very easy.

While we are discussing presentation/behavioural stuff and
accessibility, I'd like to bring up a problem I ran into when trying to
do CSS menus that were accessible.

Simply put, :focus does not work like :hover, forcing the use of
Javascript to define behaviour most likely to be used by those who need
the accessibility, and who will likely have Javascript turned off...
which defeats the point of using it at all.

I think CSS needs a way of detecting states, both on objects and on
descendants of objects.
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