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renaming "Animatable:" to "Interpolation:" in property definition tables

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2015 15:56:16 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20150522195616.GA4590@pescadero.dbaron.org>
In [1] and [2] the working group resolved that both animations and
transitions should work on properties that cannot be interpolated,
and these properties should switch when the timing function crosses
50%.  (This is particularly useful with the step-start and step-end
timing functions.)

Given this resolution, I think it no longer makes sense for the line
in the property definition table to be "Animatable:", as I suggested
on IRC in [1].

I'd like to change "Animatable:" to "Interpolation:", and change the
common "no" value to "discrete" or "in steps" or something similar.

This is basically an editorial change that follows from the existing
resolutions in [1] and [2], but since it affects multiple
specifications I wanted to give people a chance to comment.


[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Nov/0261.html
[2] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Oct/0290.html

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