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Re: SVG 2 requirements with annotations in the spec but no owner

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 12:54:11 -0700
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
CC: SVG WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <60CE2F55-826F-4595-8B55-8FE5074A52A9@adobe.com>
Hi Cameron,

On Aug 18, 2012, at 1:50 AM, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:

> While going through the spec today to get it ready for publication, I 
> noticed the following unowned requirements for which we already have 
> annotations in the spec:
> * Have unknown elements treated as <g> for the purpose of rendering
>   http://svgwg.org/svg2-draft/struct.html#GroupsOverview
> * Support selecting part of an <a>image</a> for display
>   http://svgwg.org/svg2-draft/struct.html#ImageElement
> * Arbitrary fills for shapes
>   http://svgwg.org/svg2-draft/pservers.html#Introduction
> Unless someone is willing to commit to these, I'll remove the annotation 
> from the spec.  (I think the second one will be covered by the use of 
> CSS media fragments anyway, so we probably don't need to do anything to 
> support that.)

I would disagree. This is just the FPWD. So there might still be changes and some ideas might still be addressed in the next WD. For instance "Arbitrary fills for shapes" was something that I want to bring up on the next SVG WG discussion. Also, what does "remove" mean? I thought we want to keep the annotations in our source code for documentation reasons?

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