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Re: Is the px unit equivalent to user units?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2006 21:41:18 +0100
To: Dean Jackson <dino@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <jonlr1tl3ld73hkqioo5qfms4ajbebur1u@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Dean Jackson wrote:
>> We have many times suggested a simple solution:
>>
>>  * Continue to have the "px" unit in text/css be exactly equivalent to
>>    unit-free "user units" in SVG.
>>
>>  * If other units are used, convert them to "px" units (and thus user
>>    units) in exactly the same way that CSS already requires.
>>
>> This is what the specs *already say*. This is scalable. It is  
>> completely compatible with all existing specs and content.
>
>I agree with this solution. (I actually thought we'd already decided to)

As Ian points out, this is what the specifications already say. The
solution would include

>> Then:
>>
>>  * Remove the requirement that SVG places on CSS parsers to accept
>>    <length>s that are just <number>s.

Do you agree with this aswell?
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