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Re: Multiple Background Images

From: by way of Bert Bos <ted@ahi.uhh.hawaii.edu>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 12:58:29 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200411151258.29133.ted@ahi.uhh.hawaii.edu>

> AF> How to pass parameters to returned SVG then?
> AF> Parameters should be given out of url string somehow. Let url be
> just url.
> Yes, well said. In terms of web architecture it is not feasible to
> preempt the query parameter from all resources like that.

Presumably the returned SVG already has incorporated into it
the result of the parameters.  However, if you want to pursue
an additional method for passing a separate set of parameters,
I'd certainly be interested in hearing more details about it.

> AF> | (Is coordination possible with one of these other standards?)
> Yes, although I would not suggest starting a coordination request
> with that particular syntax. Instead, explain what parameters need to
> be passed to the SVG and why, then we can figure out a good way of
> doing it.

If you think it's worth the extra code, etc. that should be fine.
Perhaps an attempt can be made to make it more straightforward than
the parsing of the query by XPath.  I'd certainly like to see it
reusing as much existing client side framework as makes sense.

Do you think the ideal solution should interface with XPath
or XML rather than directly and specifically with SVG?

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