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Re: SVG as background image

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 20:50:38 +0200
Message-ID: <228107457.20030714205038@w3.org>
To: "Johnston, John" <Johnstjo@smeco.com>
CC: "'www-svg@w3.org'" <www-svg@w3.org>

On Monday, July 14, 2003, 3:27:33 PM, John wrote:

JJ> Do HTML 4.01 and CSS 2.0 support SVGs as background images?

HTML says nothing about user agents, it only defines a content type.

CSS does not specify any particular image types that must be

SVG does specify image types that must be supported; further, it says

>> If the user agent includes an HTML or XHTML viewing capability or
>> can apply CSS/XSL styling properties to XML documents, then a
>> Conforming SVG Viewer must support resources of MIME type
>> "image/svg+xml" wherever raster image external resources can be
>> used, such as in the HTML or XHTML 'img' element and in CSS/XSL
>> properties that can refer to raster image resources (e.g.,
>> 'background-image').


 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Monday, 14 July 2003 15:20:04 UTC

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