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Re: CSS3 transition strangeness when using background-color:transparent;

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 16:24:40 +0100
Cc: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, w3-style@boblet.net, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <257F101F-5A77-4CC8-92EB-8AC9E214D537@apple.com>
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Alternatively, we could have a note in the spec. warning about this, and suggest that you transition from a color of (a,b,c,d) to (a,b,c,0) if you want to avoid the a->0, b->0, c->0 transitions as well, couldn't we?

On Jan 29, 2010, at 15:21 , Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> I agree that that would probably be a useful special-case, because the
> color of transparency is always a confusing thing.  >_<
> Of course, if an author changes to rgba(0,0,0,0) specifically, it
> should indeed transition on all components, and darken as it fades.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 29 January 2010 15:25:17 UTC

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