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Re: Treat background-image: url("") as background-image: none; in CSS proposal.

From: Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:34:50 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKCAbMgtsHvmKyCaCu2tkBsvvGkz-HBrJfS_cGhd6GThMeMZ3Q@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Jun 21, 2013 12:29 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> CSS doesn't allow you to render HTML documents as images, but the SVG
> case is definitely interesting.

In case anyone wonders why one would want to do such a thing, look up the
"Droste effect." Pictures containing nested copies of themselves has been
an artistic idiom for quite some time. I don't know if SVG officially
supports it (presumably via <use href="" transform="…"/>) but it is a thing
people might plausibly want.

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