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Re: [WICD] How to create mixed SVG/CSS style sheets

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2006 11:45:09 +0200
Message-ID: <1897481875.20060723114509@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-cdf@w3.org

On Sunday, July 23, 2006, 9:39:03 AM, Ian wrote:

IH> On Fri, 21 Jul 2006, Chris Lilley wrote:
>>> 
>>> "px" in SVG has no relation to screen pixels, the unit "px" is defined 
>>> to be equivalent to user units.
>> 
>> Yes, exactly. Note the order. Note that this is not commutative. User 
>> units are not defined to be equivalent to px. Px are defined to be 
>> equivalent to user units.
>> 
>> The difference is readily seen as soon as there is a viewBox or a 
>> transform involved, ie most of the time.

IH> There is never any time in SVG 

Checking the subject line, the point under discussion from the originalcommentor is the use of style sheets in mixed content.
 
IH> It doesn't matter  which "order" you think of it as. 

The order is derived from the specification, not from my thoughts.

 
IH> They are syntactically identical.

Unfortunately that non-sequitur doesn't get you very far in a mixed namespace document.



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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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