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Re: [css-shapes] how to position <basic-shape>s

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:54:18 -0700
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Message-ID: <CE82CF27.31BE2%stearns@adobe.com>
On 10/9/13 11:51 AM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
>> Given the percentage issue, my recommendation is to go with the first
>> proposal, which allows us to get both CSS and SVG compatibility. We can
>> either define shape() in level 2, or allow shape() with circles and
>> ellipses in level 1 and extend the shape() keywords to rectangle and
>> possibly others in level 2. Given that we're currently discussing how to
>> amend the <position> value, it may make the most sense to put off all of
>> shape() to level 2.
>
>I agree with Alan.  Lacking even an idea for a proposal for switching
>the percentage behavior of <position>, I don't want to force us into
>using <position> and require people to write SVG just to get a shape
>positioned with its left edge at 50%.  I'm happy to use shape() for
>this in the future, and I can accept putting it in level 2.

Fantasai,

Are you OK with what Tab and I have worked out?

Thanks,

Alan
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