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RE: SVG and MathML in text/html

From: Dave Orchard <orchard@pacificspirit.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 16:39:23 -0700
To: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'Henri Sivonen'" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "'HTMLWG Tracking WG'" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <027101c8862c$a29b7840$c664000a@amer.bea.com>

+1 to Julian's POV.  I'd rather have a generic solution than just 2 languages.

Cheers,
Dave 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-html-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-html-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Julian Reschke
> Sent: Monday, March 10, 2008 2:39 AM
> To: Henri Sivonen
> Cc: HTMLWG Tracking WG
> Subject: Re: SVG and MathML in text/html
> 
> 
> 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 Friday, 14 March 2008 23:40:14 UTC

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