Re: [CSS21] Background-image: intrinsic ratio of SVG images

On Monday 2011-11-14 14:14 -0800, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> If, say, an SVG image has
> <svg xmlns="">
>  <rect width="100" height="200" fill="green"/>
> </svg>
> than such SVG image has a 1 to 2 intrinsic ratio.

No; the only things that give SVG images an intrinsic ratio are:
 * the viewBox attribute on the svg element
 * the height and width attributes on the svg element (but not if
   they're percentages)

This is described in .

> I am wondering here how a SVG image could have an intrinsic ratio without
> intrinsic dimensions. How would that be possible for a SVG image? This is
> furthermore relevant since section 14.2.1 mentions such possibility (it's
> the paragraph I quoted above).

Via the viewBox attribute.


𝄞   L. David Baron                  𝄂
𝄢   Mozilla                    𝄂

Received on Monday, 14 November 2011 22:24:02 UTC