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Re: SVGList types

From: Jon Ferraiolo <jferraio@Adobe.COM>
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2000 15:37:36 -0700
Message-Id: <200007032234.PAA13064@mail-345.corp.Adobe.COM>
To: sdickson@savagesoftware.com (Steve Dickson)
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
At 02:58 PM 7/3/00 -0700, Steve Dickson wrote:
>In the WD of 2000/03/03, Section 3.2 defines SVGList as operating on items
>of type Object.  Section 12.3 defines SVGICCColor as containing an
>attribute 'colors' of type SVGList, with each item in the list being an
>"arbitrary floating point number".   In both Java and C++, floats are
>considered primitive types and do not therefore derive from any base
>types.  Can implementers safely interpret "an arbitrary floating point
>number" as meaning an object represention of a float e.g. SVGNumber,
>instead of a float primitive type?  

This sounds good to me. I'll propose a clarification to the spec that
states this explicitly.

Jon Ferraiolo
SVG Editor
Adobe Systems Incorporated

>If not, then can you provide a clearer
>definition of type 'Object'?
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