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Re: Extension entities in SVG 1.1 DTD for title and desc

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 09:08:51 +1100
To: public-svg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090330220851.GB24421@arc.mcc.id.au>
Cameron McCormack:
> > It doesn’t seem useful to be able to override the
> > &SVG.desc.extra.content; entity, since the content model of <desc> is
> > otherwise defined as #PCDATA.  Instead of extending the allowable
> > element children if the entity is overridden, it would restrict them.

Chris Lilley:
> Wasn't that the point? So if someone wants to put, say , XLIFF in
> their title and desc, this hook lets them do it. And then validate the
> result.

I suppose.  It just seemed strange that this was different from how the
extension entities worked with other elements (which aren’t declared to
be just PCDATA).

> > This probably isn’t so important, though, since we don’t care
> > about DTDs any more.
> Right. There are better ways to do this now.

Yep, forget I brought it up at all. :-)

Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Monday, 30 March 2009 22:09:52 UTC

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