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Re: 'image-fit' vs preserveAspectRatio

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 09:26:35 -0700
Message-ID: <49EF453B.4030007@inkedblade.net>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
CC: "Grant, Melinda" <melinda.grant@hp.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
Simon Pieters wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 20:51:29 +0200, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> 
>> Erik Dahlström wrote:
>>>>> Previously, the CSS spec had the same keywords as SVG. What's
>>>>> the reason for the change?
> ...
>> Actually, the original name in the CSS draft was copied from SMIL
>> and was 'fit', not 'preserveAspectRatio'.
> 
> But the *keywords* were fill | hidden | meet | slice,
> where meet and slice are the same as in SVG.

I was replying to the minutes, specifically
   "ED: image-fit ... according to simon, they called it pAR first,
    not sure what's the reason for changing it"

HP has gotten very positive feedback on the keyword name change,
btw. I don't think we want to revert that.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 22 April 2009 16:27:37 GMT

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