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RE: the container attribute module

From: Scott Hayman <shayman@rim.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 10:32:11 -0400
Message-ID: <1CA55DCF91707745A9B5091A303367E90749B8F1@XCH43YKF.rim.net>
To: "Stefan Adriaenssen" <Stefan.Adriaenssen@kernic.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi Stefan, 

> From: Stefan Adriaenssen
> Sent: August 4, 2006 8:07 AM

> I had a question about the container attribute module.

> 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?

No, the enable-background property applies only to container elements.
Having said that, though, as it is a property, it can be specified
anywhere, though it may have no effect on the element on which it is
specified.  It can, however, be inherited by child elements via property
inheritance [1].  As such, it was placed where it is in the modules so
that it can be specified wherever other presentation properties can be

Hope this helps.

Scott Hayman

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-CSS2-19980512/cascade.html#inheritance

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