Lynx's post in Save points to SVG ? was marked as the answer
The points are saved within the SVG file but you must extract them without destroying the SVG graphic which is not only pain staking but a hit or miss; not ideal route to go down.
A script would be helpful, thanks for the input everyone
Lynx's post in Transform Perspective Error ? was marked as the answer
I made progress, slowly but surely
Lynx's post in Tweening a Div between Multiple CSS Properties was marked as the answer
That explains why in the first example rotate works even though it's not declared in the CSS, it is played it just begins at 0, makes sense !