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Re: [XHR] SVG WG LC comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 03:26:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org, public-svg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0806130326250.6527@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 13 Jun 2008, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> Jonas Sicking:
> > > I wonder if this can be fixed in the HTML5 spec to say that when 
> > > serializing a whole document, no xmlns="" attribute needs to be 
> > > inserted.
> 
> That sounds like a good solution to me.
> 
> Ian Hickson:
> > We still somewhat want them in that case too, in case the string is then 
> > used to assign into an elemnet in another document:
> > 
> >    var s = doc.documentElement.innerHTML;
> >    ...
> >    someOtherElement.innerHTML = s;
> 
> But that’s serialising the document element, not the whole Document.

Ok, removed the requirement for documents.

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