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Re: Are CSS animations a done deal?

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 19:17:50 -0700
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-style@w3.org, Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Message-Id: <D65A6512-238D-4D44-B448-271987AE24ED@gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org

On Mar 29, 2010, at 6:43 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Mar 2010 14:22:18 -0700, Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se> wrote:
> 2010-03-29 23:16, Robert O'Callahan skrev:
> My personal opinion is that CSS Animation makes sense for presentational
> animations, but I don't want to see CSS Animation used for animations
> that are essentially animated images (like most Flash ads).
> Mark my words. That will happen!
> To many "ninjas", too many "clever" people, too much incentive!
> Sure they will, but there's not really any disadvantage compared to them using some JavaScript-based solution instead.
> Yeah, but I'd rather they used SVG animation or some other content-based declarative animation instead.

Why is that, if the end result is the same? Why not let the authors choose whatever means makes the most sense to them?
Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 02:18:31 UTC

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