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Re: SVG 1.2 - 3.2.1 editable

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 13:48:18 +0100
Message-ID: <533624360.20040322134818@w3.org>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam-www-svg@aka.mcc.id.au>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Monday, March 22, 2004, 1:40:52 PM, Cameron wrote:

CM> Chris Lilley:
>> What you are asking for is a sort of immediate mode graphics where
>> script makes changes to the result of the animation. We then have to
>> say how long that value persists if there is an animation running as
>> well.

CM> I would think that it if some animation is also causing updates for that
CM> property, then setting it manually in script wouldn't cause any change.
CM> (Is this how override stylesheets work for animating CSS?)

If it doesn't work in the presence of animations then I don't see the

Your proposal (change the animated value in script) and the current
method (change the baseval in script) are the same, if no animation is
running; the current method continues to work correctly if an
animation is running.

>> CM> While there is a way to make reversible changes to any CSS properties by
>> CM> modifying the override stylesheet, there's no parallel for attribute-only
>> CM> properties.
>> Well there is, but you have to store the old value yourself.

CM> Hmm, ok.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
Received on Monday, 22 March 2004 07:48:18 UTC

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