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    SVG improvements in Firefox 3

    Firefox 3 offers improved Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) support over prior versions of Firefox. While these features are documented elsewhere, this article serves as a convenient list so you can easily determine which features were added in Firefox 3.

    • The foreignObject element is now supported (bug 326966). See the specification or this article for details.
    • pattern element support (spec)
    • mask element support (spec)
    • Support for all SVG 1.1 filters (spec):
      • filter
      • feDistantLight
      • fePointLight
      • feSpotLight
      • feBlend
      • feColorMatrix
      • feConvolveMatrix
      • feComponentTransfer, feFuncR, feFuncG, feFuncB, feFuncA
      • feComposite
      • feConvolveMatrix
      • feDiffuseLighting
      • feDisplacementMap
      • feDistantLight
      • feFlood
      • feGaussianBlur
      • feImage
      • feMerge, feMergeNode
      • feMorphology
      • feOffset
      • fePointLight
      • feSpecularLighting
      • feTurbulence
      • feTile
    • <a> element handling in SVG has had several bugs fixed; see bug 267664, bug 268135, bug 267664, bug 317270 and bug 267664.
    • The SVG DOM Methods getNumberOfChars(), getComputedTextLength(), getSubStringLength(), getStartPositionOfChar(), getEndPositionOfChar(), getRotationOfChar(), and getCharNumAtPosition() have been implemented.
    • the xml:space attribute support (spec)
    • fallback fill/stroke are now supported (spec)
    • em and ex units are now supported for indicating lengths (bug 305859).

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