[whatwg] <a onlyreplace>

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Dec 9 09:42:25 PST 2009

On Sat, 31 Oct 2009, Rowan Nairn wrote:
> I want to provide an animated page transition that doesn't break the 
> back button or the URL bar and degrades gracefully in non-javascript 
> UAs.  You can see an example of this at http://mrtaggy.com/ .  This is a 
> site I launched last year that uses animations to show transitions 
> between search result pages. Leaving aside whether you like this 
> particular set of animations, I think you'll probably a agree that 
> animations are used well in many applications to help users keep track 
> of change.  It would be nice if this was easy to do on the web.

This seems like a presentation-level feature -- I'd recommend raising this 
with the CSS working group. It might make sense to provide the CSS 
transition module with a hook for page transitions as well as the 
transitions it does now, for instance.

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