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Re: Scientific notation in numbers

From: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 15:17:07 -0800
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100210151707.4c1a9b18@mozilla.com>
Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
> 
> Thus an implementation of SVG 1.1 would be expected to parse
> scientific notation only in the XML attribute values.  Then <length>
> is defined in terms of <number> and explicitly points to the above
> distinction.
...
> 
> I don't know what changes have been made in the SVG 2 drafts.

http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-SVGTiny12-20081222/types.html#DataTypeNumber
seems to have dropped the distinction (and the compatibility-with-CSS2
rationale) that you quote.

zw
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