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Re: [CSS21] SVG WG comments on the 06 Nov CSS21 WD - issue 7

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 18:59:58 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200704161859.58544.bert@w3.org>

The CSS WG decided to _not_ change the spec based on the SVG WG's 
comment (numbered ISSUE-104)[1] about whether CSS2 implicitly makes SVG 
properties illegal by reserving certain names for CSS. The issue is 
solved by the CSS and SVG WGs agreement to publish a CSS3 module with 
SVG properties (whose syntax and semantics are defined by reference to 
the SVG spec). That module makes it easy to find the list of all 
defined properties and makes it clear that the SVG properties are also 
CSS properties.

(The first WD of that module still hasn't been published :-( but that is 
a different issue.)

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2006Dec/0021.html

(For reference, this is issue 7 in the forthcoming "Disposition of 

For the CSS WG,

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