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[Bug 18436] Re-add support for skew()

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Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012 15:14:03 +0000
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--- Comment #13 from Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> 2012-08-05 15:14:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #12)
> I'd prefer to avoid the term "deprecated", since that suggests the feature is
> going to be removed at some point, which isn't the case.  HTML5 uses
> "obsolete".  I'd go for a note like
> 
> """
> skew() with one parameter zero is equivalent to skewX() or skewY(), but if both
> parameters are nonzero, it does not behave as a skew (despite its name). 
> Authors might mistakenly think that skew() with two nonzero parameters behaves
> the same as skewX() followed by skewY() or similar, which it does not, so they
> are advised not to use skew() at all.  Nevertheless, implementations must
> support skew() for compatibility with legacy content.
> """
> 
> Does anyone object to me making this change?

Can't you just recover the text and images from the mercurial history (it is
not just the text in the 2d transform  function section)? Just add the
sentence: "The skew() transform function is obsolete." Don't think that we need
a reason.

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