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Re: Agenda request: objectBoundingBox and absolute lengths

From: Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 10:32:29 +0100
Message-ID: <49BE1CAD.20304@jwatt.org>
To: Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>
Cc: public-svg-wg@w3.org
On 3/16/09 10:20 AM, Erik Dahlström wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Mar 2009 14:41:41 +0100, Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org> wrote:
> 
>> Can we talk about changing lengths with absolute units that are resolved against
>> objectBoundingBox to honor their units rather than having the unit ignored and
>> having the number treated as a factor? See
>>
>> http://adblockplus.org/blog/mixing-absolute-and-relative-lengths-in-svg-clip-paths
>>
>> I think it may be possible to change the behavior so that these types of length
>> work as authors expect in the face of objectBoundingBox.
> 
> That sounds like a good idea, but should in that case be the same for 'pattern', 'mask' and 'filter'.

I would say so, yes.


>>From [1]:
> 
> [[ If percentages are used within the content of a 'pattern', 'clipPath', 'mask' or 'filter' element, these values are treated according to the processing rules for percentages as defined in Units. ]]
> 
> Cheers
> /Erik
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/coords.html#ObjectBoundingBox
> 
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