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Re: Extensibility strategies

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 20:04:16 +0100
Message-ID: <4899F5B0.5080201@cam.ac.uk>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Sam Ruby wrote:
> Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote on 08/06/2008 12:39:39 PM:
> 
>> On Aug 6, 2008, at 19:11, Sam Ruby wrote:
>>
>>> My weblog is one of the few that use this tag, and I would assert
>>> that a significant factor in that is that the current shipping
>>> versions of both IE and Firefox won't produce correct DOMs and/or
>>> can't style such elements correctly.
>>
>> WFM in Firefox 3:
>> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?%3C!DOCTYPE%
>> 20html%3E%0A%3Cstyle%3Easide%20
>> {%20color%3A%20blue%3B%20}%3C%2Fstyle%3E%0A%3Cp%3Efoo%3C%2Fp%3E%3Caside
>> %3E%3Cp%3Ebar%3C%2Fp%3E%3Cp%3Ebaz%3C%2Fp%3E%3C%2Faside%3E%3Cp%3Ezot%3C
>> %2Fp%3E
> 
> Could you do me a favor, and try viewing the following with Firefox 3.0.1:
> 
> http://rails.intertwingly.net/blog/index.html
> 
> Compare with:
> 
> http://rails.intertwingly.net/blog/
> 
> If I am doing something wrong, please let me know.

It seems like the <svg:path/> and <svg:circle/> tags are causing the problem 
since they are not treated as empty elements. If you provide explicit closing 
tags for these elements, everything seems to work OK.

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