Re: Applying SVG properties to non-SVG content

On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Robin Berjon <> wrote:

> On Jul 12, 2008, at 00:04 , Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>> As per SVG, SVG paint servers are not affected by effects on ancestors.
> And that's fine. I worry about the following though:
>  If you're talking about the element-as-background extension, I haven't
>> written down a proposed spec for that yet. But when I do, it will also
>> ignore clip, opacity and other effects on the ancestors of referenced
>> elements. Is that surprising? I can't think why you'd want it any other way.
> I can't say that I have a strong opinion on this, but I believe it clashes
> with this:

Yes it would. Another blow in favour of element().

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