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Re: SVG12: overflow initial value

From: Dean Jackson <dino@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 21:47:38 +1100
Message-Id: <ABDE91AD-8E6E-42D8-854A-65DA1C0A308F@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>

 >   From http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/ 
 > section 11.9,

 > [...]
 >   The initial value for 'overflow' as defined in [CSS2-overflow] is
 >   'visible'; however, SVG traditionally overrides this initial value
 >   and set the 'overflow' property to the value 'hidden'.
 > [...]

 > It is not possible for implementations to assume two different  
 > values, please change the draft to define such constraints in  
terms of
 > e.g. the user agent style sheet.

You're correct. Rather than defining the constraints via a UA style  
we resolved that it was easier to remove all references to the overflow
property in SVG Tiny 1.2 as there wasn't any element using it.

Please respond within two weeks if you are not satisfied.

Received on Wednesday, 2 November 2005 10:47:45 UTC

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