Re: [css21][css3][svg] SVG and unit-less length values

OK, I'll bite...

On Jul 7, 2010, at 8:18 , Chris Lilley wrote:
> If they are more used to SVG (or some other vector format) and they are starting to apply that to HTML/CSS then they are surprised to find they need to add units 'even if it doesn't make sense'.

I'm wondering when it "doesn't make sense" to give units for a length value.  Even the zero case makes sense (I think 0cm is well-defined)!  Why isn't the suggestion "give units all the time, you know it makes sense and avoids the possibility that the author assumes X and the UA assumes Y" [1].


David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.

Received on Wednesday, 7 July 2010 18:00:11 UTC