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Re: [css3-color] currentColor?

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 09:06:37 +1000
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090817230637.GA10890@wok.mcc.id.au>
David Perrell:
> > Re: 'currentColor' color keyword.
> > 
> > Is this capitalization style used anywhere else in CSS? Seems odd. Color
> > keywords are all lower case. The deprecated system colors have initial caps.

L. David Baron:
> No, it's not, except in the other properties and values that were
> introduced by the SVG specification, of which this is one.
> 
> (And SVG takes CSS and then uses its values as SVG attribute values,
> case *sensitively*, so changing it to match the style of the rest of
> CSS sort of "breaks" SVG.)

I’ve raised an issue to reconsider this for SVG 2.0:

  http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/track/issues/2292

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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