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Re: [css4-images] paint server and userSpaceOnUse

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:32:18 -0700
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7C6A0831-8B00-4B4F-A17D-A7DD2AF89C1F@adobe.com>

On Sep 25, 2012, at 10:25 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 6:33 AM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:
>> The CSS4 Images specification defines the origin of the coordinate system at the top left of the object for 'userSpaceOnUse' currently. While this is the case for HTML elements, this seems to be incorrect for SVG elements. An object in SVG does not need to be positioned on the top left of it's coordinate system:
>> 
>> <rect x="200" y="200" width="200" height="200"/>
> 
> Yes, I'd written that for HTML specifically, before SVG agreed to take
> <image> as a paint server.  I'll amend it to talk about elements with
> the CSS box model instead.
> 
Sounds good. The host language can decide how userSpaceOnUse should be used for elements without associated CSS layout box.

Greetings,
Dirk

> ~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 17:32:47 GMT

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