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Re: SVG-as-an-image and scaling the SVG by default

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:56:16 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTimDyKt5mvrvntQQ3z0PJ9wn3mDrRLDyUvWxNj-z@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com>
Cc: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, Tony Schreiner <tonyschr@microsoft.com>, Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
*facepalm*

I know there's a funny story in here somewhere... :)

Jeff


On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Patrick Dengler <patd@microsoft.com> wrote:
> We went back and forth on that and in the end decided to align with Firefox
> as it was important to follow the specification.    This is also why we
> added intrinsic sizing to the agenda for the face to face.
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> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/wiki/F2F/Auckland_2011/Agenda
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> From: www-svg-request@w3.org [mailto:www-svg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of
> Robert O'Callahan
> Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:18 PM
> To: Tony Schreiner
> Cc: Jonathan Watt; www-svg
> Subject: Re: SVG-as-an-image and scaling the SVG by default
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> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Tony Schreiner <tonyschr@microsoft.com>
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> For IE9 RC, just released today, we looked at the sizing behavior across
> browsers and considered matching Opera's behavior of introducing a viewBox
> for <img> only. But because this was not part of any specification and
> because of the other sizing inconsistencies we decided to follow the letter
> of the SVG spec. There may be a bit of irony here, as Firefox's choice to
> follow the spec was one factor we considered in whether or not to follow
> Opera's behavior.
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> Sorry to hear that. We just changed a couple of days ago to follow the Opera
> behavior.  See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=614649
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> I strongly feel it's the right behavior for Web authors, since it makes SVG
> behave much more like other image types.
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> Rob
> --
> "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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