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Re: [css-transforms] Making 'transform' match author expectations better with specialized 'rotate'/etc shorthands

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:19:56 -0700
Cc: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <46094762-0C5C-4A57-A5CC-207C78864852@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

> On Jul 12, 2014, at 8:47 AM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> Validating the author's mistake was only one of the reasons behind my
> proposal (the other was allowing some basic "separation" of
> transforms, so you could, say, animate something's position with
> 'translate', while rotating it on hover).  That said, don't write it
> off.  Common authoring mistakes are a sign that *we* made a mistake;
> it means that something does not match a common internal model.
> Sometimes that's fine, and authors just need to learn how it works;
> other times it means we should tweak things to move closer to the
> author's internal model.
> If you read the tail end of that Twitter thread, you see a bunch of
> authors sounding off enthusiastically about this.  This is *very*
> common, and would make a lot of authors very happy, I think.

I agree. We should do this. 
Received on Saturday, 12 July 2014 18:20:25 UTC

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