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Re: SVG12: 'display' trait

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 18:29:21 +0200
Message-ID: <7510608672.20050609182921@w3.org>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org, "WG SVG" <w3c-svg-wg@w3.org>

On Thursday, June 9, 2005, 2:56:29 PM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> * Chris Lilley wrote:
>>They can return normalized values, to reduce the storage requirements.
>>For SVG, unmixed with any other namespace, the relevant values for
>>display are 'none' and "NOT none". There is a fairly obvious pressure
>>therefore, to store this information in one bit.

BH> Yes. The other fairly obvious pressure is to store in the next bit that
BH> the value is not specified or "inherit" to implement getAttributeNS().

Yes, that info would need to be stored as well.

The point is that

<g display="


            inline-block




            ">

Does not have to store, and be able to provide on request, the full
glory of all the carriage returns, tabs, and leading and trailing
spaces in the attribute value.


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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
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