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Re: [css3-2d-transforms] Interop: matrix() values e,f <number> or <length>

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 15:36:46 -0800
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20101117233646.GA5862@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2010-11-17 22:31 +0000, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
> The current CSS3 2D Transforms spec [1] defines the matrix function as taking six
> values of type <number>.
> 
> Firefox 4 Beta 7, however, seems to require e and f to be of type <length>. As
> these map to the x and y of the translate*() functions, I can understand the
> connection. This is, however, the only implementation to do this today.
> 
> I was curious to know whether this was by design.

It was.  I proposed changing the spec here:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009Oct/0360.html
and got no response.

-David

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