[whatwg] Separating intrinsic sizing out from the iframe seamless attribute

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Oct 18 16:14:59 PDT 2012

On Wed, 18 Jul 2012, Jonathan Watt wrote:
> It seems like there should be a way to get iframe to size to the 
> intrinsic size of the embedded content without having style from the 
> embedding document inherit into the embedded document. Could we have a 
> way to do just the intrinsic sizing please?

On Wed, 18 Jul 2012, Ojan Vafai wrote:
> I made a proposal for this at the end of 
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2012-July/036584.html. 
> The best way to get this specced is to provide additional use-cases (for 
> having intrinsic sizing without inheriting style) in addition to use 
> case #3 in my email.

On Wed, 18 Jul 2012, Jonathan Watt wrote:
> The use cases are simple. I want to be able to embed SVG as-a-document 
> (not as-an-image) and have it size to its intrinsic size, without 
> messing up the style of the SVG.

That's not a use case, that's a solution. What's the actual use case? i.e. 
why do you want to embed SVG as a document?

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