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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: overflow issue with CSS and SVG specs

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 16:31:56 -0400
Message-ID: <48D9523C.5030808@w3.org>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
CC: robert@ocallahan.org, CSS WG <w3c-css-wg@w3.org>, public-svg-wg@w3.org, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>

Hi, Dave, Robert-

David Hyatt wrote (on 9/23/08 3:39 PM):
> On Sep 23, 2008, at 1:51 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 1:03 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>> Here are two proposals for rewording the offending passage:
>>
>> 2)
>> svg:not(:root) { overflow: hidden }
>> [[
>> The initial value for 'overflow' as defined in [CSS2-overflow] is
>> 'visible', and this also applies to the root 'svg' element; however, for
>> child elements of an SVG document, SVG's user agent style sheet
>> overrides this initial value and set the 'overflow' property on elements
>> that establish new viewports (e.g., 'svg' elements), 'pattern' elements
>> and 'marker' elements to the value 'hidden'.
>> ]]
>>
>> Which seems better to you?
>>
>> The latter. UAs already have magic for treating the viewport as
>> overflow:auto when the root element is overflow:visible.
> 
> I agree with Robert.

Okie-doke.  Consider it errata'd.

Regards-
-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
Received on Tuesday, 23 September 2008 20:32:36 GMT

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