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Re: SVG and MathML in text/html

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 15:07:16 -0500
Message-ID: <da131fde0803101307r2a8922c7lbce48803dc9565fa@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

On 3/10/08, Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com> wrote:
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>  Jeff Schiller writes:
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>  >   b) I should be able to copy & paste the inline SVG document [in a
>  >   text/html document] into a XHTML document and it still be valid
>  >   XHTML+SVG
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>  In general this isn't possible with arbitrary text/html content, so why
>  is it particularly important to be able to do this with SVG elements?
>
>  Pasting, say, a blockquote or a table won't (necessarily) work.  But
>  conversion can be made mechanical.

Because <svg> is not a HTML element - it's the root of a document and
can be displayed as a standalone document, edited in an editor, pasted
into another compound XML document, etc.
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>
>  Smylers
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