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From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 05:57:23 +1100
Message-ID: <4D66AA13.1040809@css-class.com>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
CC: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On 25/02/2011 4:49 AM, Bert Bos wrote:

> 4. List-style-image

>     SG: Do you have the test case?
>     TA: looking…
>     <TabAtkins_>
>         [16]http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Feb/0364.html
>     TA: IE9 does what the spec says now. So I'm asking IE to change.
>     SG: So apparently the spec can be implemented.
>     TA: Yes, but it is inconsistent with images in other places.
>     SG: Do you know of a use case?
>     TA: Such images seem weird to me.
>     EE: Yes, I think we just spec'ed that for completeness.
>     SG: Are there any testcases for this now?
>     TA: Now, there aren't.
>     SG: Do we need to add some?
>     TA: We have one implementation, Opera, that does it. So we don't have
>         two implementations yet.
>     SG: We have one implementation for the current spec, too. Should we add
>         a test case at all? Should the edit be in CSS3 instead?
>     EE: CSS2 and 3 cannot contradict each other, 3 can only be more
>         precise.
>     DB: I think we can make the change and add the tests to the pool of
>         tests to add after the PR test snapshot.

>     RESOLUTION: conditionally accept Tab's edit on list-style-image size,
>         pending review of tests by Elika.


I believe that only Opera 11 renders this test case correctly. Each SVG 
list-style-image has a ratio of 1:1 in the list marker box region and 
each SVG marker is relative to the percentage width and height of the 
original SVG.


<http://css-class.com/test/svg/list-marker2.htm>


Safari 5 becomes unstable upon loading the test case. Firefox 4b shows 
the SVG marker relative to a default bullet size. IE9 resizes the SVG 
marker according to the width of the viewport. This is not what we want.


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Alan http://css-class.com/

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