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

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 08:55:29 -0700
To: "francois.remy.dev@outlook.com" <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1910E1D7-5A3D-4818-B29E-CFC314CAD74B@adobe.com>

On May 28, 2013, at 8:50 AM, "François REMY" <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com> 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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OQeAl_ZYyMo

> 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.


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