Re: animation timing and accessibility.

Hi Jonathan.

Jonathan Chetwynd:
> WCAG** discusses moving content and recommends that the user should  
> be able to pause SVG SMIL animation.
> Opera and Safari are the two native SVG1.1 browsers with support for  
> animation
> How is this achieved?

In Opera you can right click on the document and choose “Pause
animation”.  I don’t know about Safari (although I thought last I heard
animation support wasn’t compiled in).

> is there a script mechanism?

Yes, you can use the pauseAnimations() method of the SVGSVGElement

> does SVG1.2 have a different method in this respect?

Yes, in SVG Tiny 1.2 you need to use the pauseElement() method of the
SVGTimedElement interface (which SVGSVGElement inherits from):

Cameron McCormack,  ▪  ICQ 26955922  ▪  MSN

Received on Monday, 2 July 2007 11:42:24 UTC