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[css3-marquee] What’s the state of this spec?

From: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 01:14:16 +0200
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I was recently looking at the Current Work page, which reminded me of this spec. I've searched and couldn't find any posts in this list about the CSS Marquee Module [1] after 2008. Coincidentally, it seems that the CSS Animations Module started being developed in 2009. 

As it currently stands, it looks like a simple way to achieve a certain canned CSS animation. 

Also, according to my tests, there are no implementations at all. WebKit claims to support marquee-direction: reverse; and marquee-speed, but nothing more.

Does this spec serve any purpose now? Will it continue being developed, or will it get merged with css3-animations? What usually happens in these cases?

[1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-marquee/

Lea Verou (http://lea.verou.me | @LeaVerou)
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