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Re: Is the px unit equivalent to user units?

From: Jonathan Watt <jonathan.watt@strath.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 18:02:35 +0000
Message-ID: <43BC0DBB.3000607@strath.ac.uk>
To: www-svg@w3.org, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * 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

Does it? I'm questioning the "and thus user units" bit here since the second 
section I raised in my original email seems to make that questionable.

>>> 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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