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Re: [css-shapes] how to size and position <image>s

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:54:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDARHH6k+1=uuVBvGrzngNKsz_XAR5otrcqO9cUkgbw6kA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
> On 10/17/13 3:42 AM, "Dirk Schulze" <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:
>>On Oct 17, 2013, at 10:44 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
>>wrote:
>>
>>> On 10/16/2013 11:06 PM, Dirk Schulze wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Oct 16, 2013, at 11:08 PM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sizing the shape from an image follows the Concrete Object Size
>>>>>>> Resolution
>>>>>>> section from [CSS3-IMAGES].
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Yes, but with what default object size?
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm assuming it's the same as for an image element?
>>>>
>>>> I think CSS Images does define that [1].
>>>
>>> It defines what it means and how it's used, but it doesn't
>>> define what it *is* in any given instance. If you invoke
>>> the concrete object size resolution algorithm, you have to
>>> explicitly provide a default object size.
>>>
>>> Unless you're reading a paragraph I missed? Mind quoting it?
>>
>>It is a bit hard to read through all the definitions. The object size
>>depends on the concrete object size, which depends on the intrinsic
>>dimension and the specified size with the ultimate fallback to the
>>default object size. The default object size depends on the definitions
>>of each CSS property, as can be seen in section "Examples of CSS object
>>size" (inconsistent name IMO).
>
> The last example in that section is for 'replaced elements', but none of
> the linked sections of 2.1 mention a default object size (presumably
> because this wasn't a 2.1 notion). Is it defined anywhere what the default
> object size of a floated image element actually is?

Yeah, replaced elements actually don't *quite* use the Sizing
Algorithm, unfortunately.  There's some annoying wrinkles that I don't
remember at all, but fantasai should.

But the default size of replaced elements is 300x150.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 17 October 2013 17:55:39 UTC

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