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RE: [css3-images][css3-background] Specify "CSS View Box" in B&B

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 19:03:50 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Leif Arne Storset <lstorset@opera.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "bert@w3.org" <bert@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "Rafal Chlodnicki" <rchlodnicki@opera.com>
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[Tab Atkins:]
> I'm fine with a different name, if we can agree on one.  "CSS View Box"
> was the best that Elika and I could come up with.  It's kinda a viewport,
> in that it's the box that images render into, but not quite a viewport,
> because it doesn't automatically clip the image to its boundaries (whether
> or not to clip is a higher-level decision).

I got that. But given that viewBox is also an SVG element it could be
confusing; unless, maybe, it can be argued that they're very similar/equivalent
but I don't know enough about both to assert that's the case.
Received on Monday, 14 February 2011 19:04:24 UTC

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