Re: [css-transforms] 'transform-box' defaults in svg

On Tue, 29 Sep 2015 01:28:21 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <>  

> On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Erik Dahlström <erik@dahlströ>  
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was reviewing the 'transform-box' section in the css transforms spec,
>> The initial value of 'transform-box' is 'border-box', which is fine.
>> However, the spec continues to state that:
>> "For SVG elements without an associated CSS layout box, the used value  
>> for
>> border-box is view-box."
>> It seems to me that a used value of 'fill-box' in this case would lead  
>> to
>> more easily understood behavior than 'view-box'. So, I'd like to know  
>> what
>> the rationale behind the current choice is.
>> An example,
> Note that 'fill-box' isn't the correct analogue for border-box,  
> stroke-box is.
> ~TJ

True, 'stroke-box' might be an even better choice. The current draft  
didn't have that keyword value listed however.

Received on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 06:12:14 UTC