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Re: Applying SVG properties to non-SVG content

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 09:29:46 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600807111429m67ab1efbh6a09e03ae3c4e138@mail.gmail.com>
To: "David Hyatt" <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 9:26 AM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:

> On Jul 11, 2008, at 3:41 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>> Opera currently seems to ignore the fragment ID and just draw the whole
>> SVG file. The MIME type definition for image/svg+xml doesn't seem to
>> say anything about fragment IDs.
>> Would it be better to introduce a new CSS value, say "element()", instead?
> This would be my preference.  I still think we're going to need a new
> display type to go along with this feature, since I think elements that
> aren't intended for display at their declaration point would benefit from
> such a display type.  It would hide you at the declaration point, probably
> have shrink-to-fit behavior (without being constrained by containing block
> width),

That's not 100% necessary, but it would definitely be useful.

and probably also ignore clip/opacity/etc. that might be in effect on
> ancestor elements.
> That's not really an issue, they don't affect anything here.

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