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Re: CSS WG comments on SVG 1.2

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 16:33:25 -0600
Message-ID: <41AE46B5.6070005@mit.edu>
To: ronan@roasp.com
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Ronan Oger wrote:
> Yes, but  CSS applies to XUL like CSS applies to SVG...


> So CSS impacts all of our markups

Assuming the markups define some attributes as automatically ending up 
as CSS properties with identical names (which is what SVG does, for good 
reasons).  XBL and XUL don't do that, and don't end up with namespace 
conflicts between attributes and CSS properties.

> I have just seen an example of this having previously happened during a talk 
> at the SVG London Users Group, where I caught an odd-looking attribute, whose 
> name came about when it had to be re-assigned due to a name collision with 
> CSS. It was in one of XUL or XBL.

Details, please?  I see no reason why any attribute naming in XUL or XBL 
would be affected by CSS.

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