[rfc-i] Sooo has anyone tried actually printing the new HTML style??

Phillip Hallam-Baker phill at hallambaker.com
Fri Aug 11 15:48:01 PDT 2017


Without a <style> element, svg is unusable. It is an integral part of SVG.
All the tools that produce SVG are likely to create them.


On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 4:01 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de>
wrote:

> On 2017-08-11 21:39, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
>
>> The problem is that SVG drawings almost always have an embedded style
>> sheet. And anyone who has three drawings in a document is likely to use the
>> same tool for all three. And the tools generally create styles named st1,
>> st2, etc and restart the numbering for each document.
>>
>> I had no problem either. Not until I tried to use the tool on a real
>> paper that has four diagrams and then it went all kablooey.
>>
>
> Thanks for the details.
>
> AFAICT, <https://www.greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc7996.html#rfc.section.A>
> doesn't allow a style element in RFC SVG - is this something we should have
> allowed? And if so, how would it be expected to work in real world user
> agents?
>
> Best regards, Julian
>
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