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[css3-images] Don't inherit object-fit

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 06:25:35 +0100
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vpyb0xeyidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
While we're on a spree with object-fit, could we please make object-fit  
and object-position not inherit? We asked for this back when we  
implemented it, and we implemented them to not inherit, and fantasai  
didn't mind to change the spec, but the spec was never changed.


On Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:01:06 +0100, fantasai  
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

>> * Don't inherit
>>
>> Inheriting is problematic for SVG because the SVG author probably won't
>> expect all elements establishing new viewports to suddenly look
>> different. It is difficult to see what advantages there would be for
>> other replaced content, except perhaps multiple nested <object>  
>> fallbacks.
>>
>> Suggestion: Do not inherit image-fit and image-position.
>
> Yes, the original use case for inheriting was multiple nested <object>
> fallbacks. If this prevents SVG from mapping preserveAspectRatio to
> image-fit (or whatever we call it [1]) on the <svg> element itself,
> then I do not mind changing it.

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Feb/0165.html

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
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