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Re: [css-transforms] 'transform' longhands and their origins, introducing origin() functions

From: Rafal Pietrak <rafal@ztk-rp.eu>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:25:29 +0200
Message-ID: <53C56409.9010904@ztk-rp.eu>
To: www-style@w3.org
Isn't it so, that the entire discussion in this thread just means, that 
svg simply misses user-coordinates in addition to current "box 
coordinates" (like user-to-device as in cairographics)?


W dniu 14.07.2014 23:00, Sylvain Galineau pisze:
> On Jul 14, 2014, at 1:24 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> I consider translate-transform-untranslate to be an awkward
>> way to set the origin of a transform function. You are doing
>> an unnecessary operation, which you then need to undo. On top
>> of which, you have to repeat the argument: once positively,
>> once negatively. How is it *not* awkward?
> Agree. It's not only awkward, this kind of repetition is inherently error-prone. Every change to the translate step needs a matching change to the untranslate. The smell of footgunnery is strong.
Received on Tuesday, 15 July 2014 17:26:19 UTC

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