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Re: [css-transforms] Consider allowing transform-origin relative to viewport/canvas

From: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 00:25:12 +1100
Message-ID: <CAMdq698unKqMTgJpVXFmRtcmcjfwEkhGfmhhk0dsZgxiQ4E6uQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hmmm, probably I shouldn't have sent this email so quick... (I
probably should sleep now instead of chatting with people on Twitter.)

So what they actually want is to make it related to a specific
container (likely the parent), which I guess is also doable via adding
value to transform-box.

But this actually reminds me of the positioning section in the CSS
Round Display spec. So we actually have had similiar things on track

- Xidorn

On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 12:07 AM, Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I just sent a tweet to ask people what web feature you would want to
> get the most if it can be magically available. (Inspired by what
> Florian did after today's meetup.)
> I received a reply that, currently transform-origin can be specified
> only related to the element itself. It is hard to specify a fixed
> point on the "stage" (which I guess means either the viewport or the
> canvas). [1]
> I guess we probably can add some new values to transform-box to
> support doing something like this?
> [1] https://twitter.com/weizhenye/status/694865134368350208 (Chinese)
> - Xidorn
Received on Wednesday, 3 February 2016 13:26:20 UTC

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