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[whatwg] SVG extensions to <canvas>

From: Vlad Alexander <vlad.alexander@xhtml.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2007 09:44:39 -0400
Message-ID: <0gytp4zr0v3rxss.271020070944@pinscher>
Daniel wrote:
> SVGs *explicitly* state their size
So do raster images.

Daniel wrote:
> To change the size, you would actually be violating
> the content of the image file itself.
But that is exactly what SVG editors do - they let users scale the SVG images.

Any application that does a thumbnail preview of an SVG image must scale the image. If it's okay to scale images for thumbnail previews, why is it not okay for scaling inside the IMG or OBJECT element?

Regards,
-Vlad
http://xhtml.com

-------- Original Message --------
From: Devi Web Development
Date: 2007-10-27 12:41 AM
> While you could say a raster image has an intrinsic size (I have no
> idea what the formal definition of this phrase is), SVGs *explicitly*
> state their size. To change the size, you would actually be violating
> the content of the image file itself. I think the best way to
> understand this would be to look over what an SVG is. The vectors are
> given a scale within the file, not externally.
> 
> -------------------------------------------
> Daniel Brumbaugh Keeney
> Devi Web Development
> Devi.WebMaster at gMail.com
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> 
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