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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="



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.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
Received on Thursday, 9 June 2005 16:29:31 UTC

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