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Re: Concerns about backwards compatibility of media fragments

From: Hausenblas, Michael <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 20:00:06 +0100
Message-ID: <5F9AB870-0045-4150-947B-7C175FC17998@deri.org>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: <public-media-fragment@w3.org>

I did the analysis, see [1], but I don't see fragments explicitly mentioned in the registration document, hence maybe the confusion.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2008/WebVideo/Fragments/wiki/MediaTypeReview

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On 6 May 2011, at 19:43, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> Section 2.2.1 of http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-media-frags-20110317/ says:
>  An analysis of all media type registrations showed that there is
>  not a single media type registration in the audio/*, image/*, video/*
>  branches that is currently defining fragments or fragment semantics.
> I'm not sure how this analysis was conducted, but image/svg+xml is defined to be SVG and SVG does in fact define fragment semantics.
> This means that applying media fragments to SVG images, at the very least, would cause behavior changes in current UAs.
> For an example, see the simple SVG testcase in http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011May/0114.html
> I'm not quite sure what to do about this problem, honestly.
> -Boris
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