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alphaAnimation time limit
This one's for the experts:
Is there an upper time limit for the duration of an alphaAnimation? In other words, could I have an alphaAnimation run for 2 hours?
Animations in android don't cause UI blocking and so the android system wouldn't kill a long running animation. I've looked into this before and I don't see why there would be an upper limit.
However from the fact that the duration is an integer (Max value of 2^31 -1) in milliseconds (1000ms = 1s), the upper limit if it isn't specifically set lower would be something along the lines of 596.5* hours.
It's probably a bit unrealistic that a device would even have a charge large enough to view this, let alone a user willing to sit through it while it plays out!
If you find any information about an enforced limit though, please do let me know!