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Re: Request for explaining/interpreting clipping for <use> element

From: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:05:47 +0100
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v5robxk1geuyw5@localhost.localdomain>
On Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:16:29 +0100, Rafał Miłecki <zajec5@gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIU the <use> element establishes a new viewport. The question is
> which viewport should be used by clip-path applied to <use> element.
> The old one (established by <svg>) or the new one (established by
> <use>)?

No, <use> doesn't establish a viewport by itself, unless it references a
<symbol> or <svg> element, see
In both cases it's the (generated in the case of <symbol>) <svg> element  
that actually establishes the viewport.

Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
Received on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 16:06:27 UTC

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