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Re: SVG and MathML in text/html

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 10:39:21 +0100
Message-ID: <47D501C9.5050507@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: HTMLWG Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> So concretely, I suggest that we
>  * consider ARIA a separate issue from SVG/MathML integration and 
> syntax-wise done (and about to ship)
>  * focus on integrating SVG/MathML into text/html as non-extension parts 
> of the open Web platform
>  * avoid getting carried away with general extensibility at the expense 
> of the specific languages that we know in advance (SVG and MathML)
>  * consider the DOM-level node namespacing of SVG and MathML a legacy 
> constraint
>  * not consider the xmlns syntax as a necessary mechanism for putting 
> the nodes in those namespaces
> ...

For the record: I disagree with that direction. Trying to integrate SVG 
and MathML into HTML seems to be inferior to having a generic solution.

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 10 March 2008 09:39:49 GMT

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