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Re: Changing attributeType="CSS"

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 09:56:03 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600910301356m2125ca13gb9f8a41254e0415e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, www-svg@w3.org
On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:

> On Friday, October 30, 2009, 8:56:18 PM, Robert wrote:
>
> ROC> For legacy compatibility reasons, we can't do this for
> ROC> specifiedType="auto".
>
> Could you explain what legacy compatibility reasons mean that you can't do
> this?


It means that anyone who's using <animate attribute="height"> instantly
breaks, because it would animate the 'height' CSS property which does
nothing in SVG.

Jonathan has a new idea that's better than mine. I'll let him propose it
:-).

Rob
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