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Re: ISSUE-2255 (useCurrentView-modification): Effect of modifying SVGSVGElement::useCurrentView unclear [SVG Full 1.1]

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 13:10:25 +1100
To: public-svg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090403021024.GE22657@arc.mcc.id.au>
SVG Working Group Issue Tracker:
> ISSUE-2255 (useCurrentView-modification)
…
> It is unclear what the effect of modifying the
> SVGSVGElement::useCurrentView attribute should be, especially since it
> reflects the state of the "inital view", i.e. just when the document
> is first displayed. Perhaps the attribute should be read only? Also,
> it's not clear when the NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR DOMException would
> be thrown, since useCurrentView doesn't correspond to a DOM attribute.

Similarly for SVGSVGElement::currentScale — since this IDL attribute
doesn’t correspond to an attribute node on the <svg> element, it doesn’t
make sense to say that a NO_MODIFICATION_ALLOWED_ERR would be raised “on
an attempt to change the value of a readonly attribute”.

-- 
Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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