[whatwg] Load SVG via IMG element
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Feb 10 17:15:19 PST 2009
On Thu, 4 Oct 2007, Vlad Alexander (xhtml.com) wrote:
> I noticed that Opera 9.5 can load an SVG image via the IMG element. I
> think this is a wonderful thing. Is there any specification on how this
> should work? For example, I noticed that Opera, for some reason, does
> not scale SVG images to fit the box created by the IMG element's width
> and height attributes. Here is a test page:
> Can someone please point me to any specs on loading SVG via IMG element?
On Fri, 5 Oct 2007, Devi Web Development wrote:
> My understanding is that SVG should not be scaled to fit given
> dimensions because scaling information is provided in the SVG itself. I
> don't know about the full status of SVG in browsers, but I know that
> Firefox supports some, and the Adobe plug-in is common. A full test
> suite is available at http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/Test/ A
> specification for embedding SVG in XHTML can be found at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/XHTMLplusMathMLplusSVG/ and Mozilla provides some
> documentation at
It's not clear to me what I should say in HTML5 about this. <img> should
just do whatever the image format says it should do, right?
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