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RE: Extend use of namespaces

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 17:06:33 +0000
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E27DBA7AD@TK5EX14MBXC113.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
CSS3 Namespaces will be supported in IE9.

-----Original Message-----
From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Boris Zbarsky
Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2010 10:36 AM
To: Anne van Kesteren
Cc: www-style
Subject: Re: Extend use of namespaces

On 9/19/10 8:53 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I just do not think it will be common for the HTML+SVG+MathML case.

<shrug>.  I've had to use it at least 4 times in the last month alone. 
Perhaps it's all a matter of perspective.

> If people end up using @namespace a lot, I suppose. I guess we'll find 
> out once IE9 ships. I assume it supports @namespace given that it 
> supports SVG et al?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/ff468705.aspx#_CSS3_Namespaces claims yes (though also claims "much", not "all").

-Boris


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