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Re: Display Property Suggestion

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 1998 13:19:00 +0100
Message-ID: <363DA334.7124DC46@w3.org>
To: Gabriel Paiz III <gpaiz@vftis.com>
CC: "'Ian Hickson'" <py8ieh=www-style@bath.ac.uk>, www-style@w3.org

Gabriel Paiz III wrote:

> is it something of a given that the next version of CSS will address
> rendering of replaced content, images in particular?  (Hopefully through
> an extension of 'content' like Ian's above.)  I've looked through the
> archive from March 98 on,  and didn't see much on it.

It isn't a given until it has happened. But there have been several
suggestions regarding replaced content. 

Some types of replaced content have no intrinsic dimensions - vector
graphics, audio; so the "auto" value for width and height could be a

Some types of replaced content need scaling that preserves the aspect
ratio - video for example, see the SMIL spec and the Note on SMIL and

There has been a suggestion that the color profile of an image could be
indicated in the style sheet.

Anything else about renxdering of replaced content that you had in mind?

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