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Re: solidColor

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2012 16:45:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB-UjBNe7C39svL1OURThRM5WVxMCDHoKeT0sMTNUssGw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 4:39 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> * Cameron McCormack wrote:
>>Although I think the usefulness of the <solidColor> element will be
>>reduced once CSS Variables gets some uptake, I realise we have already
>>resolved to include it in SVG2.
>
> Well, http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-CSS-potential#id05684046681 this is not
> exactly a new idea, but the CSS Working Group is not really quick, and
> neither are browser developers, to pick up such features, and SVG imple-
> mentations do not appear to be on the upgrade fast track either. Given
> that the Working Group seems to plan for SVG 2 being (feature-) complete
> in half a year from now, that does not seem to be a notable issue at the
> moment.

Cameron is talking about http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-variables/ ,
which is accepted by the WG and which has a first implementation in
WebKit now.

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 19 May 2012 23:46:23 GMT

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