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RE: the container attribute module

From: Doug Schepers <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 11:50:03 -0400
To: "'Stefan Adriaenssen'" <Stefan.Adriaenssen@kernic.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20060809155009.A4FFC17DAE@postalmail-a2.dreamhost.com>

Hi, Stefan-

Thanks for your question.

Stefan Adriaenssen wrote:
| 
| I had a question about the container attribute module. As you can see here
(scroll 
| down a bit), the Presentation Attribute Module contains the Container
Attribute 
| Module.
| 
| This is also confirmed here. I read that the Container Attribute Module
contains 
| only one attribute, the enable-background property. (see here)
| 
| When you look at the enable-background property, you can read that it only
applies 
| to container elements. (svg, g, defs, symbol, clipPath, mask, pattern,
marker, 
| a, switch)
| 
| However, if you look at which items implement the Presentation Attribute
Module, 
| it seems that some items should *not* implement the Container Attribute
Module, 
| naming: feImage , filters , font , foreignObject , glyph , missingGlyph ,
use 
| 
| So, my question is: Does the enable-background property apply to more
elements 
| than only container items? Or should the Presentation Attribute Module not
contain 
| the Container Attribute Module? Or am I missing something in my analysis?
| 
| Any help would be appreciated.

This is just an acknowlegement of your question.  I have made an agenda
request to get you a technical reply as soon as possible.  You should hear
back from us shortly.  Sorry for the delay.

Thanks-
Doug, on behalf of the SVG WG
Received on Wednesday, 9 August 2006 15:50:23 GMT

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