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Re: Is "solid-color" an: element , property , attribute ? ...the SVG 1.1 may have error

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 22:28:26 +1100
To: Robert Diblasi <rdiblas@wpo.it.luc.edu>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030206112826.GD22050@grorg.org>

Hi Robert,

The references to solid-color are an error. There used
to be a solid-color element (and property) in SVG 1.1 but
it was delayed to SVG 1.2

Mea Culpa!

Dean

On Wed, 05 Feb 2003, Robert Diblasi wrote:

> 
> Hello SVG Working Group,
> 
> Is "solid-color" an element , attribute , property  or some general term used in defining Paint Servers?
> 
> 
> OK..... I think I will first point out the "soild-color" is not part of :
> 
> Appendix A: Document Type Definition
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/svgdtd.html 
> 
> so ....it must not be an element, attribute or property...right?.....Not according to the SVG 1.1 spec.
> 
> Let me explain:
> 
> In 4 Basic Data Types and Interfaces, " solid-color" is mentioned in the "color" datatype as a element (implied)
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/types.html 
> 
> <snip>
> <color>: The basic type <color> is a CSS2-compatible specification for a color in the sRGB color space [SRGB]. <color> applies to SVG's use of the 'color' property and is a component of the definitions of properties 'fill', 'stroke' 'stop-color', 'solid-color', 'flood-color' and 'lighting-color', which also offer optional ICC-based color specifications.
> </snip>
> 
> 
> In "11 Painting: Filling, Stroking and Marker Symbols" section 11.1 seems to describe it as a "specific type of paint server":
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/painting.html#Introduction 
> 
> <snip>
> SVG uses the general notion of a paint server. Paint servers are specified using a URI reference on a 'fill' or 'stroke'
> property. Gradients, patterns and solid colors are just specific types of paint servers.
> </snip>
> 
> In "13 Gradients and Patterns" Section 13.1 directly describes it as a "element" .......if this is so.....why is it not in the SVG 1.1 DTD?
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/pservers.html#Introduction 
> 
> <snip>
> SVG uses the general notion of a paint server. Gradients and patterns are just specific types of
> built-in paint servers. The 'solidColor' element is another built-in paint server, described in Color.
> </snip>
> 
> 
> OK....can someone of the SVG work this out for ......or is this an error that need to be corrected?
> 
> We all learn by sharing what we know
> Robert A. DiBlasi
> rdiblasi@svgnotebook.com 
> http://www.svgnotebook.com 
> Member of the Chicago SVG Group: Chicago IL.
Received on Thursday, 6 February 2003 06:28:32 GMT

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