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Re: ".svg" as background image using css

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 18:49:39 -0400
Message-ID: <4AD8F883.20401@w3.org>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
CC: Thiago de Paiva <tcpaiva@gmail.com>, www-svg@w3.org
Hi, Folks-

Robert O'Callahan wrote (on 10/16/09 5:34 PM):
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 8:19 AM, Thiago de Paiva <tcpaiva@gmail.com
> <mailto:tcpaiva@gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Why can't I use it in css?
>     Are there plans to incorporate it into the standards?
> It should work. No standards work is needed. It's not implemented in
> Gecko yet, but that's my fault.

While no work is needed for that particular example, the CSS WG is 
working on a specification to allow the author to specify fallback 
values (such as a PNG), in case SVG is not supported as a 
background-image, or the file cannot be located.

Thanks, Thiago, for pushing the limits on what you can do in existing 
browsers, and Rob, for providing excellent SVG integration work in Gecko 
in general.

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
Received on Friday, 16 October 2009 22:49:42 UTC

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