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[csswg-drafts] [css-transforms] clamping NaN and infinity in transformation operation (#6427)

From: Seokho Song via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 00:10:39 +0000
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DevSDK has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts:

== [css-transforms] clamping NaN and infinity in transformation operation  ==
The operations with huge values in CSS transformation could be infinity and finally NaN by infinity operations.

Recently, [The patch](https://chromium-review.googlesource.com/c/chromium/src/+/2882598) about clamping NaN and infinity have been merged to Chromium to prevent the overflow of the evaluation NaN with implementing infinity and NaN in calc() from [css-values-4](https://www.w3.org/TR/css-values-4/#calc-syntax).

CSS Transformation module [1](https://www.w3.org/TR/css-transforms-1) and [2](https://www.w3.org/TR/css-transforms-2/) are missing how the NaN or infinity values clamping to the valid range (such as [represent range](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-precision_floating-point_format)? ).

If it does not exist, I think the clamping for degenerated values should be needed because the matrix operations could make the NaN or infinity in nested operation with huge numbers.

If I miss the spec, please let me know :)!

Thanks!

cc. @dbaron 

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/6427 using your GitHub account


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