Re: [css-animations] CSS animations and non-interactive media

On May 28, 2013, at 8:50 AM, "François REMY" <> wrote:

> ± >   (1) ignore the animation properties and don't apply any animations
> ± >
> ± >   (2) honor the animation properties and freeze the animations at
> ± >       time 0
> ± >
> ± > I tend to think the correct answer is (1); 
> ± 
> ± This sounds correct to me.  
> I agree with the general idea, but we may still want to provide people with a "print-as-rendered-on-the-screen-now" solution, or else we may get into this:

> There's nothing more annoying that being unable to put on a piece of paper what you're seeing right now on the screen because the developer did a bad job at making his stuff print-compatible (like: everything is 'opacity: 0' in the default stylesheet, only animations make stuff appear).

What you ask for seems to be hardly possible today. All animations are asynchronous. You would need a timeline, synchronize animations and the possibility to pause animations at a certain point. None of this is specified in the first level of the specifications or implemented in browsers.



Received on Tuesday, 28 May 2013 15:56:09 UTC