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Re: SVG Feedback on HTML5 SVG Proposal

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 19:17:22 +0100
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uq9bq8bn64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 18:53:39 +0100, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>  
wrote:
> Ian wrote:
>> My understanding is that doing this would introduce an unacceptable
>> performance penalty for implementations.
>
> So, I'm perplexed.
>
> All the browsers I'm familiar with (I haven't installed Chrome yet)
> support XML+XSLT via the xml-stylesheet processing instruction.
>
> So they all have case-preserving tokenizers whose performance is
> acceptable for the people who serve and read XML+XSLT.
>
> Who then has ruled that a case-preserving tokenizer "imposes an
> unacceptable performance penalty", and on the basis of what evidence?

Henri elaborates that in the very next e-mail of that thread (and has  
elaborated on it in the past as well):

   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Mar/0240.html

(Second instance of "Indeed" has the details.)


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
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