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Re: A wish for 2014: page transitions

From: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:12:28 +0000
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: "<www-style@w3.org>" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <48BB4738-BAB9-495D-84A1-3CCD4D12AF0E@adobe.com>

On Jan 15, 2014, at 8:50 AM, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:

> On 11/01/2014 02:36, Jens O. Meiert wrote:
>> Pardon Daniel, working group(s)óI like to piggyback on this email for
>> another wish. That wish is related to the question whether this,
>> Danielís, desire is really something that CSS needs to handle? It may
>> well be in this case, but my point here, or wish, is that it would be
>> good to focus CSS more.
>> Iíve brought this up a few times in the past but I really think we
>> donít do anyone a favor cramming, pardon a bit of judgment,
>> *everything* into CSS. Variables/constants are a great example: They
> And we did not release a spec about Variables but a spec about Custom
> User-Defined Properties, something waaaaay better integrated to the
> CSS model :-)
> Let me clarify my "wish":
> 1. some very important parts of the embedded software industry
>   badly need the feature
> 2. they need it because otherwise users won't consider their apps
>   as modern, so we can say this is based on users' request and
>   feedback
> 3. I have the feeling this is stylistic and that CSS already has
>   a lot of live proposals we can reuse for that
> 4. so I think it fits best in CSS because after all, that's about
>   transitions between a page containing a link and the target of
>   a link; if it's not in CSS, it's going to drastically complexify
>   the solution, IMHO. My opinion only, but still.
> </Daniel>
Related - at least I think of it as related - I have also seen interest in transitioning from one MQ state to another i.e. when going from portrait to landscape I may want some level of animation between the two layouts. If that's desirable then effects from one page to the next are reasonable too.

Some links on the topic at https://www.google.com/search?q=transitions+between+media+queries&oq=transitions+between+media+queries&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l2.5478j0j7&sourceid=chrome&espv=210&es_sm=91&ie=UTF-8 
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