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Re: "Images must be in PNG format"

From: Peter Linss <peter.linss@hp.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:12:23 -0700
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5A710ED9-7358-4235-9930-6F41984D3C3F@hp.com>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
On Apr 18, 2012, at 1:56 PM, Dirk Schulze wrote:

> On Apr 18, 2012, at 11:57 AM, fantasai wrote:
>> On 04/18/2012 10:04 AM, Chris Lilley wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 6:54:22 PM, Dirk wrote:
>>> DS>  Hi,
>>> DS>  I just saw that the Wiki for creating ref tests says: "Images
>>> DS>  must be in PNG format."[1]. Can we be less strict here and allow
>>> DS>  for instance SVG files as images as well?
>>> This is clearly needed, since some tests require a non-raster image whose size etc depends on the computation of viewports.
>>> And there are already tests that use SVG.
>> Yes, SVG should be allowed. But only where a vector image is needed, as
>> not all CSS implementations support SVG.
> This is a vague definition :( For instance what about a test like this: http://hg.csswg.org/test/file/tip/contributors/aryehgregor/submitted/transform-background-005.html/
> The test itself has nothing to do with SVG and it uses the flag SVG. Should it use a PNG instead?

Probably, yes. Given that some CSS clients may support transform and not support SVG, shouldn't they be able to pass the test suite too?
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