On Sat, Oct 3, 2015 at 1:14 AM, Anne van Kesteren <ann...@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 4:23 AM, Brian Birtles <bbirt...@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to change this API, probably to one of the following (listed
>> roughly in order of preference). I wonder if anyone else has an opinion
>> on this?
> I'm curious as to what this maps to closer to the metal. That can help
> inform a reasonable low-level API. The other thing I'm wondering about
> is whether it's still reasonably to introduce new synchronous layout
> getters/setters. I was hoping we'd move away from that at some point.

The timing part is conceptually equivalent to doing something like
elem.style.animationDuration = '3s' with the difference that we update
the internal value of the duration immediately, rather than waiting
for a style flush. It doesn't trigger synchronous layout however. It
simply queues a style update.

Fetching computedTiming will flush any pending style updates if it's
called on an Animation that corresponds to a CSS animation or
transition (i.e. not a script-generated animation) in much the same
way that calling getComputedStyle(elem).animationDuration does. It
doesn't invalidate style in anyway, however.

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