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Re: [css-style-attr] SVG WG comments on CSS Styling Attributes Level 1

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 11:35:12 +0200
Message-ID: <127181816.20100825113512@w3.org>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: www-style@w3.org, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 10:35:43 AM, Boris wrote:

BZ> On 8/24/10 6:06 PM, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> It was interesting to hear during todays discussion that not only does Firefox already support scientific notation for SVG properties in stylesheets, as previously noted, but IE9 preview supports it also.

BZ> Er...  Firefox doesn't support scientific notation in stylesheets for 
BZ> any properties.  I'm not sure why you think it does.

Because Zack Weinberg said so

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Feb/0049.html

a style attribute is an inline stylesheet.

BZ> Firefox _does_ use its CSS parser, in an "svg mode", to parse SVG 
BZ> presentation attributes.  In that mode, it of course supports scientific
BZ> notation.

Of course. But that would hardly be news.




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 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
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