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Re: Canonical order for property definitions in SVG2

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 14:24:35 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDO1ofGmL_J2kqJ=nWvKtpzEy=a+04MGs0UqkMw+q1ftA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: SVG WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
> Hello SVG,
>
> The new style of CSS WG specs includes some changes compared to older specs for property definitions:
>
> - adds an 'animatable' field (we had that already for 12 years)
> - adds a 'Canonical order' field (we don't have that)
>
> see http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/format-update and
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-module/#the-display-model (for an example).
>
> In general we should ensure that SVG-defined properties have all the fields that CSSWG has (such as computed value, which was in their old template as well but not in SVG 1.1).

The "Canonical Order" field, btw, is intended to help with
serialization in the object model, for properties that have values
that can be reordered.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 19 January 2012 22:25:24 UTC

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