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Re: [SVGMobile12] <svg:svg> width and height should provide intrinsic size in a CSS context

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 13:31:02 +0200
Message-ID: <265883197.20060404133102@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

Hello www-svg,

Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:

>> Yes, it is the intent; for cases where the width and height are
>> percentages, though, there is no fixed intrinsic size, just an aspect
>> ratio
> Indeed.  So "intrinsic size or intrinsic aspect ratio", with an 
> explanation of which happens when.

Current text is, under the description of the height attribute:

The intrinsic width of the SVG document fragment. Together with the 
   <a href="coords.html#HeightAttribute"><span class="attr-name">'height'</span></a>,  
   <a href="coords.html#ViewBoxAttribute"><span class="attr-name">'viewBox'</span></a> and
   <a href="coords.html#PreserveAspectRatioAttribute"><span class="attr-name">'preserveAspectRatio'</span></a> 
   attributes it defines  the intrinsic aspect ratio and (unless both width and height are percentages)
   the intrinsic size of the svg element. See <a href="coords.html#InitialViewport">the initial viewport</a>.

Does that adequately convey that these attributes are used together to determine the intrinsic size?

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Tuesday, 4 April 2006 11:31:11 UTC

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