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Re: [css-style-attr] SVG WG comments on CSS Styling Attributes Level 1

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 13:52:37 +0200
Message-ID: <773116426.20100825135237@w3.org>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: www-style@w3.org, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 11:42:47 AM, Boris wrote:

BZ> The message you cite says precisely that the SVG mode is NOT used for 
BZ> style attributes, and is correcting a mis-statement in a previous 
BZ> message which said that it is thus used.

Ah, I mis-read it then, thanks.

BZ> Again: the SVG mode is used only for SVG presentation attribute parsing.

In that case I no longer understand your earlier statement:

BZ> I'm not sure what that has to do with what Chris was saying, which
BZ> was that the "SVG mode" bit check around parsing of scientific
BZ> notation can just be removed (while keeping it around unitless
BZ> lengths).

So if this only applies to presentation attributes, why do you want to
remove the check again?

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Wednesday, 25 August 2010 11:51:39 UTC

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