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

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:05:42 +0200
Message-ID: <1808681070.20100827170542@w3.org>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: www-style@w3.org, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 6:37:36 PM, Boris wrote:

BZ> On 8/25/10 7:52 AM, Chris Lilley wrote:
>> 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?

BZ> I had thought that your point was that at least in Gecko the 
BZ> implementation burden of supporting scientific notation in CSS would be
BZ> small.  Which is true, I think.

Ah, I see. Thanks for the clarification.

 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 Friday, 27 August 2010 15:05:58 UTC

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