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Re: How does the svg element handle CSS border and background-color?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 00:15:29 +1200
Message-ID: <AANLkTimh5gHvGvd=-wZa3ny4Rr2MR0pY_Jqu=ftHfwKm@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tony Schreiner <tonyschr@microsoft.com>
Cc: Kevin Ar18 <kevinar18@hotmail.com>, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Tony Schreiner <tonyschr@microsoft.com>wrote:

> IE9’s implementation has also been guided by interoperability principles
> when the specification is ambiguous. Attached is a simple example which
> renders (nearly) identically across Opera, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE9
> Platform Preview 4. This suggests that up until now the interpretation has
> always been that borders, backgrounds, and similar HTML CSS properties
> should apply. It would be a huge step backwards to start treating <svg> in
> HTML as some kind of special kind of element with reduced capability.

I completely agree.

Rob (Mozilla)
"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
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