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Re: Progress event spec

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 18:52:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jean-Claude Dufourd <jean-claude.dufourd@streamezzo.com>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Web API public <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0702021850530.19538@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 2 Feb 2007, Jean-Claude Dufourd wrote:
> JCD: From SVGT12 CR:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/multimedia.html#VideoElement
> xlink:href = "<XMLRI>
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/types.html#DataTypeXMLRI>"
>    An IRI reference
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/linking.html#IRIReference>. *An empty
> attribute value (xlink:href="") disables rendering of the element*...

That's not a normative conformance criteria, it's a statement of fact. It 
is indeed true, because, as Bjoern pointed out, the element is invalid and 
thus ignored. But that doesn't mean it's not invalid -- that statement is 
in fact empty (from a spec point of view) and could be removed without 
changing either the meaning of the specification or the conformance of any 
implementation or document.

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