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RE: Initial Viewport

From: Nick Hofstede <Nick.Hofstede@inventivegroup.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:53:45 +0000
To: "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BC885F9E3DB48248A4C9FC7F2C57215C2DAC08DF@Hoefnix.dc.intranet>
The longer I'm looking at this, the more confused I get ...

http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/struct.html#SVGElementWidthAttribute says that if width or height aren't specified, 100% should be used.
However, when I test this (test case attached), there is a difference between referencing an svg with width and height set to 100% and an svg with width and height omitted.
Are all three browsers misinterpreting the specification in a consistent way, or is there a part of the specification I'm missing? (probably the latter)

With kind regards,

Nick Hofstede


From: Nick Hofstede
Sent: dinsdag 11 september 2012 10:23
To: www-svg@w3.org
Subject: Initial Viewport

Hi,

I'm trying to figure out what the initial viewport should be of an embedded/referenced svg in the following case:

-        The parent user agent doesn't provide a size for the referenced svg document (only a coordinate where it should be placed)

-        The referenced svg document has width and height on the outermost svg element set to 100%

Browser tests using <img src="test.svg" /> result in creative behavior (the results might be muddied by having to follow CSS rules anyway - the parent user agent I'm thinking of isn't using CSS to specify width/height).

I've been looking at
http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGTiny12/coords.html#transform-viewport
http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGTiny12/coords.html#IntrinsicSizing

Kind regards,
Nick Hofstede

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