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Re: Suggestion: Realtime/time and date based transitions

From: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 11:41:35 +0300
Message-ID: <4E818C3F.2010104@gmail.com>
To: Gabriel Zackari <gabriel.zackari@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 27/9/11 11:23, Gabriel Zackari wrote:
> Sorry if this has been up before.
> *Suggestion:*
> Ability to set a  real-time based start and end for a transition/CSS 
> at a certain time during the day.
> And even date.
> *Example: *
> Clock and/or even Date values could be set to trigger a transition.
> *Why:*
> This would allow users to have time based website designs.
> At night a website could change to a dark theme.
> Adult type content and ads containing violince etc could be displayed 
> only after a certain time.
> You could make a CSS clock by timing the transition to a real clock.
> Opening hours of events could be displayed.
> /Gabriel
This could be a good idea, but I think it calls more for a selector 
(pseudo-class in particular), rather than a property value. Something 
like :date(2011-9-27 11:40) or :date(9-27 11:40) or :date(11:40) etc. 
Then you could use this selector to kick-start animations or whatever.

Lea Verou (http://leaverou.me | @LeaVerou)
Received on Tuesday, 27 September 2011 08:42:10 UTC

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