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[css3-transitions] The cubic bezier coordinates shouldn't be clamped to [0, 1]

From: Peter Beverloo <peter@lvp-media.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 08:52:40 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTinCVaufcWG6LHvLmT_GtGYGOwbyh5d5PSnY_Pb-@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Following the current Editor's Draft of the CSS3 Transitions Module,
the valid Point coordinates of a cubic-bezier timing-function must be
between zero and one[1]. I'd like to propose lifting this limitation.

The primary use-case for this would be transitions which slightly, in
case of lengths, overrun the final value. This creates "elastic"
effects, some of which are visible on this page:


One problem I can see are values which have fixed bounds, such as
colors. Darker than #000 can't be displayed, neither can lighter than
#FFF. In these cases it seems best to clamp the value to the
value-type's upper or lower bound internally.

Kind regards,
Peter Beverloo

[1] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-transitions/#transition-timing-function_tag
Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 06:53:13 UTC

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