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Re: [svgwg] Rename 'extent' to 'inline-size' and change to presentation attribute.

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2015 09:02:13 +1000
To: Amelia Bellamy-Royds <amelia.bellamy.royds@gmail.com>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, Tavmjong Bah <tav.w3c@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20150708230213.GE24446@wok.mcc.id.au>
Amelia Bellamy-Royds:
> I like the idea of making the maximum length of a text line a presentation
> attribute.  However, this means that we now need a proper initial value,
> instead of only a rule for what should happen when the value is not
> specified
> 
> Possible options:
> 
>    - auto.  This is consistent with CSS height auto, meaning as large as
>    required by the content.
>    - infinite.  Since inline-size acts as a limit on the line length, and
>    the default value is unlimited.
> 
> I'd vote for "auto" because of simplicity and familiarity.

If inline-size="" is a presentation attribute for the inline-size
logical property, then it already has an initial value: auto.

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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