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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:37:36 -0400
Message-ID: <4C7546D0.6020404@mit.edu>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On 8/25/10 7:52 AM, Chris Lilley wrote:
> BZ>  Again: the SVG mode is used only for SVG presentation attribute parsing.
>
> In that case I no longer understand your earlier statement:
>
> BZ>  I'm not sure what that has to do with what Chris was saying, which
> BZ>  was that the "SVG mode" bit check around parsing of scientific
> BZ>  notation can just be removed (while keeping it around unitless
> BZ>  lengths).
>
> So if this only applies to presentation attributes, why do you want to
> remove the check again?

I had thought that your point was that at least in Gecko the 
implementation burden of supporting scientific notation in CSS would be 
small.  Which is true, I think.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 25 August 2010 16:38:14 GMT

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