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RE: list-style-image was(Re: [CSS WG] Minutes and Resolutions 2011-02-23)

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 21:09:41 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
CC: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
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[Tab Atkins Jr. :] 
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> This exercises the "percentage intrinsic widths" thing, which we
> explicitly don't support in CSS any longer, if I understand correctly.

Latest IE9 builds match Opera 11 fwiw.

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