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Re: question about "presentation attributes"

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:59:31 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC8Ykx6Hw39PYsm+znDzHxEedjyzKEo=pu+vqptzVvpaA@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Dailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 7:20 PM, David Dailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net> wrote:
> Will the list of presentation attributes ever be as large as the list of animatable attributes in SVG?

As Dirk says, attributes like 'href' aren't really appropriate as CSS
properties (though there have been proposals for that in the past...).

> Alternatively, are there things in the list of "regular attributes" for which it has been decided that they will never make it into the "presentation attribute" list? Can we expect this transition to take place forever?

No, the boundary between "presentation" and "non-presentation" is
likely to shift over time.  As Dirk says, it'll grow as CSS gains more

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