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Re: [CSS21] Background-image: intrinsic ratio of SVG images

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:55:54 -0800
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2011/11/14 "Gérard Talbot" <www-style@gtalbot.org>:
> Hello all,
>
> Section 14.2.1 background-image
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/colors.html#propdef-background-image
>
> states
>
> "
> If the image has no intrinsic dimensions and has an intrinsic ratio the
> dimensions must be assumed to be the largest dimensions at that ratio such
> that neither dimension exceeds the dimensions of the rectangle that
> establishes the coordinate system for the 'background-position' property.
> "
>
> Now, let's assume that a SVG image (say, filenamed as some-svg-image.svg)
> is used as background-image and its code is:
>
> some-svg-image.svg:
>
> <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
>  <rect width="100%" height="100%" fill="green"/>
> </svg>
>
> Does such SVG image has an intrinsic ratio?
>
> I believe it does have intrinsic ratio: an 1 to 1 ratio. Am I wrong?

Yup, you're wrong.  ^_^  Percentages do not count as intrinsic dimensions.

~TJ
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