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Re: Possible incompatibilty uDOM <-> SVG 1.1

From: Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2008 15:49:48 +0200
To: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: public-svg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uicl1al7dhsuf5@gnorps.linkoping.osa>

On Thu, 25 Sep 2008 02:03:50 +0200, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:

> Erik Dahlström:
>> > In SVG 1.1 the 'correspondingUseElement' is of type 'SVGUseElement' [1].
>> > In tiny it's of type 'SVGElement' [2].
>> >
>> > The uDOM currently doesn't have the SVGUseElement interface, but I
>> > think it might be more consistent if we introduced it as an empty
>> > interface inheriting from SVGElement.
>
> Doug Schepers:
>> Seems reasonable to me.
>
> Me too.  Note that JSR 287 declares correspondingUseElement to be of
> type SVGElement, but this wouldn’t cause any existing code not to
> compile.

Hearing no objections I went ahead and made the change, it shouldn't really affect existing implementations much, it's mostly for consistency with SVG 1.1.

Cheers
/Erik

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Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
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