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Re: CSS in SVG tests?

From: Tavmjong Bah <tavmjong@free.fr>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 14:46:34 +0200
To: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <1306413994.15179.70.camel@LeChien>
On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 13:25 +0200, Erik Dahlstrom wrote:
> On Thu, 26 May 2011 11:01:23 +0200, Tavmjong Bah <tavmjong@free.fr> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > 	Has anybody put together a set of CSS in SVG tests (besides those
> > included in the W3C SVG test suite)? We have a GSOC student who is
> > working on improving Inkscape's CSS support.
> I think such tests would be useful, but I'm not aware of any fully  
> covering testsuite for that. Have you asked on www-style too? It's  
> probably possible to convert the CSS2.1 testsuite[1] to use svg elements  
> without too much trouble, though that would miss out on the properties  
> defined in the SVG spec(s) and not all properties in CSS2.1 apply to svg  
> elements.

I haven't asked www-style.

I was thinking about adapting the CSS2.1 test suite but that would be
some work.

> As a somewhat related feature request, it would be nice if Inkscape  
> stopped outputting style attributes with tons of properties with their  
> default values specified. And it would be really nice if Inkscape could  
> optionally gather common styles in a <style> element and use e.g class  
> selectors to apply it to the proper elements.

The first request is on the list of things for the student to do. We'll
have to see about the second.

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