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Re: CSS WG comments on SVG 1.2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 21:00:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, Antoine Quint <ml@graougraou.com>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0412072059180.18787@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Dean Jackson wrote:
> > > 
> > > Although you are probably aware, the reason for this type of issue 
> > > is that CSS doesn't offer any way to "package" property names and 
> > > ensure avoiding clashes with other vocabularies.
> > 
> > Prefixing every property with "svg-" would do that.
> 
> So would prefixing the majority of the CSS properties with "html-".
> Half :)

There's nothing HTML-specific about CSS propertes.


> > > One way to solve the CSS WG issue is that these new attributes could 
> > > remain XML attributes and not be made available too via CSS 
> > > mechanisms.
> > 
> > Personally, for many of the above properties I think that would be 
> > much better. For example, the 'focusable' property doesn't seem like 
> > something you'd want to change from a stylesheet.
> 
> Yeah, it seems like something we should consider. We'd still have to 
> resolve how to style such content.

I don't see what you mean. Could you expand on this?

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