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Re: ISSUE-2136 (unconditional love): Add explanation for children of container elements with false conditional attributes [Last Call: SVG 1.2 Tiny ]

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 01:32:38 -0400
Message-ID: <48F6D1F6.8090309@w3.org>
To: cyril.concolato@telecom-paristech.fr
CC: SVG Working Group WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>

Hi, Cyril-

Cyril Concolato wrote (on 10/14/08 2:29 AM):
> 
> SVG Working Group Issue Tracker a écrit :
>>
>> ISSUE-2136 (unconditional love): Add explanation for children of
>> container elements with false conditional attributes [Last Call: SVG
>> 1.2 Tiny ]
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/track/issues/2136
>>
>> Raised by: Doug Schepers
>> On product: Last Call: SVG 1.2 Tiny
>> Cyril Concolato
>> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2008Oct/0110.html>:
>> [[
>> * Section 5.8 Conditional Processing:
>> The specification says: "Conditional processing attributes  do not
>> affect the processing of all elements. They can be specified only on
>> graphics elements, container elements, text content elements,
>> descriptive elements, timed elements  and the 'foreignObject'  and
>> 'discard'  elements. A conditional processing attribute  on any other
>> element does not affect whether that element will be processed."
>> Could you add an explanation about what happens to elements (script,
>> handlers, animations, listeners) inside a container element which has
>> a conditional processing attribute evaluated to false?
> I suggest adding the following sentence:
> "When a conditional processing attribute is specified on a container
> element, it affects only the elements on which conditional processing
> attributes can be specified."
> 
> Add also the following sentence:
> "Note that if a conditional processing attribute is specified on a
> container element which contains scripts, it has no effect on whether
> the script is executed. In particular, all scripts contained in a
> 'switch' element are processed."

Corrected as requested.  Please let us know if you're satisfied with this.


Regards-
-Doug
Received on Thursday, 16 October 2008 05:32:51 GMT

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