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Re: SVGT 1.2: !important is an error

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 13:59:03 +0100
Message-ID: <451559061.20060112135903@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Cc: Ola Andersson <Ola.Andersson@ikivo.com>, www-svg@w3.org, eseidel@apple.com

On Thursday, January 12, 2006, 11:07:30 AM, Anne wrote:

AvK> Quoting Ola Andersson <Ola.Andersson@ikivo.com>:
>> Thanks for your comment but we believe the spec is correct as is. The
>> spec just says that !important isn't supported within presentation
>> attributes. A presentation attribute isn't a stylesheet so the
>> restriction doesn't break compatibility with CSS.

AvK> Wasn't it so that till now the thought was that the CSS parser could 
AvK> somehow be
AvK> reused for attribute values as well? 

Yes, but that does not mean that the contents of the attribute is an entire stylesheet. Or even a declaration block (like the style attribute). Its a property value.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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