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Re: scaling behavior of HTML <img>/<video> and SVG preserveAspectRatio

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 12:24:17 +0100
To: "Grant, Melinda" <melinda.grant@hp.com>, Philip J├Ągenstedt <philipj@opera.com>
Cc: "Dean Jackson" <dino@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.umnzarsj64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 09 Dec 2008 23:54:13 +0100, Grant, Melinda <melinda.grant@hp.com>  
> Anne said:
>> Yeah, for <video> image-* doesn't seem so appropriate.
> Hmmm, I don't follow.  'Image' covers both still images and dynamic  
> images, no?  On the other hand, 'content' would also include text and  
> other things this property wouldn't apply to.  The group considered  
> 're-fit' and 're-position' (short for 'replaced element'), but we  
> rejected those because we wanted to give authors more of a clue about  
> what the property does.

I guess image-* works. I think it will be slightly confusing for authors,  
but they'll get used to it and hopefully we pick the defaults for <video>  
in a way that authors typically don't have to bother.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 24 December 2008 11:25:07 UTC

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