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RE: Trailing semicolon in animation @values attribute

From: Niklas Hagelroth <niklas.hagelroth@ikivo.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 10:22:44 +0100
Message-ID: <234EB4699C751A4A95DF4FD8D041BBFD010BDD7E@SESTHSRV10.zoomon.local>
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Hi Doug,

That is acceptable. The next release of Ikivo Animator will remove the trailing semicolon syntax.

/Niklas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Schepers [mailto:schepers@w3.org]
> Sent: den 4 november 2008 02:55
> Cc: Cameron McCormack; public-svg-wg@w3.org; Niklas Hagelroth
> Subject: Re: Trailing semicolon in animation @values attribute
> 
> Hi, Niklas-
> 
> How does Ikivo feel about this?  I would prefer to drop the "trailing
> semicolon" syntax, since it may cause us problems in the future.  We
> could keep a note in the spec that this is a known issue and that
> authors and authoring tools should avoid it, though some viewers accept it.
> 
> Thanks-
> -Doug
> 
> Lee Martineau wrote (on 11/3/08 8:14 AM):
> > Hi Cameron,
> >
> > Having trailing semicolons as non-conformant is acceptable.
> >
> > --
> > Lee
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Cameron McCormack [mailto:cam@mcc.id.au]
> >> Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2008 6:37 PM
> >> To: niklas.hagelroth@ikivo.com; Lee Martineau
> >> Cc: schepers@w3.org; public-svg-wg@w3.org
> >> Subject: Trailing semicolon in animation @values attribute
> >>
> >> Hi Niklas and Lee.
> >>
> >> In response to Olaf’s complaint[1] about allowing the trailing
> semicolon
> >> in the @values attribute on animation elements, we were wondering if
> >> this was necessary, or if we could revert that addition to leave such
> >> content being non-conformant, especially given Ikivo has said they
> would
> >> fix this in future versions of their authoring tool (IIRC).  Allowing
> >> the trailing semicolon does, as Olaf mentions, conflict with SMIL &
> >> other implementations and is inconsistent with other semicolon-
> separated
> >> lists specified in animation attributes.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Cameron
> >>
> >> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2008Oct/0201.html

> >>
> >> --
> >> Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/

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