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Re: Applying SVG properties to non-SVG content

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 10:26:33 +0200
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <27D98E21-EAD9-44CE-819E-97A331B4CD2F@berjon.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org

Hi Robert,

it's great to see some work on this. Just a few questions.

On Jul 9, 2008, at 01:00 , Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> I've written up a draft specification for these features:
> http://people.mozilla.com/~roc/SVG-CSS-Effects-Draft.html

Overall the wording would probably need some tweaking but it looks  
good to me. This is probably a no-brainer but have you taken into  
account the way SVG backgrounds work in Opera? Presumably it does  
something similar, and it would be nice to have agreement right out of  
the box.

> One thing I'm not sure about is where this specification should  
> live. Obviously it's right in between two working groups :-).

I'll let the W3C people answer this one, but in the past it's happened  
that different WGs have undertaken joint work. So long as they have  
the same patent policy and agree on a process to push the spec out, it  
shouldn't be too huge a hurdle.

> Another thing I'm interested in resolving is how we should expose  
> these in Gecko releases; using a vendor prefix would be more  
> annoying than usual because I've created no new properties here (in  
> fact, no new syntax at all).

Any downsides to a preference that's off by default?

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
Received on Wednesday, 9 July 2008 08:27:09 UTC

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