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Re: SVG12: !important in property animation

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 10:42:24 +0100
Message-ID: <6710361987.20060310104224@w3.org>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "Andrew Emmons" <aemmons@opentext.com>, www-svg@w3.org

On Friday, March 10, 2006, 4:33:05 AM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> * Andrew Emmons wrote:
>>I think this has already been made clear. In section 
>><http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-smil-animation-20010904/#ToAttribute>  of
>>the SMIL specification, it states what can be used for animation values:
>>"The animation values specified in the animation element must be legal
>>values for the specified attribute."

BH> I don't see where <set attributeName="fill" to="red!important" ... />
BH> refers to an attribute, as you point out, per the attributeType
BH> definition this would animate a CSS property;

It is clear - the property is animated, and the from and to values are those that would be legal attribute values
BH>  it is not clear to me
BH> that the above would cover this case. As I pointed out, two of three
BH> tested implementations allow this, so if this is not allowed, it's
BH> not clear enough for Adobe and W3C implementers. So this does not
BH> address my concern.

!important, @rules, CSS comments, and suchlike are not allowed in attribute values, as the EBNF for those values makes very clear.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Friday, 10 March 2006 09:43:37 UTC

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