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Re: AnimationEvents for pseudo-elements

From: Alexis Menard <alexis.menard@intel.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2013 15:42:33 -0300
Message-ID: <CAOaK9AknOLVO5J48Lsj0M5f0qLcpVpuGkphj2x=ZK-d7NGLJUQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 2/1/13 1:13 PM, Alexis Menard wrote:
>> If the listener is on the document yes it will be called
> It'll be called if the listener is on the _element_.

I meant document.addEventListener.

>> but that means that you've added a declaration to animate the pseudo
>> element
>> which as far as I can tell has been supported in WebKit for few weeks
>> (and doesn't work for FF and Opera).
> Animation and transition of pseudo-elements has been supported in Firefox
> since animations and transitions initially landed in Gecko.  I'm not sure
> why you think it doesn't work in Firefox.

My mistake. I tried http://jsfiddle.net/darktears/6uuQa/ and couldn't
make it work two days ago. Maybe I was tired or something.

Sorry about that.

>> If the listener is attached on the element itself (the element where
>> the pseudo element is declared) then yes it will be called but that
>> means again you've added an animation on the pseudo element.
> Yes, so?  People are in fact doing those already, last I checked, because as
> I said they've been working in Gecko for years.

In that case yes you are right there will be additional events.

> -Boris

Alexis Menard

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