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Re: <image xlink:href="foo.svg"/>

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 1999 16:07:51 +0100
Message-ID: <381EFE47.A0A7A3EE@w3.org>
To: Markku Savela <msa@hemuli.tte.vtt.fi>
CC: www-svg@w3.org


Markku Savela wrote:
> 
> Uhh.. this just prompts me to ask about..
> 
> > > <image x="50" y="50" width="100" height="100" xlink:href="foo.svg"/>
> 
> Why is there a need for "xlink:" in above? plain "href" should be
> enough, "xlink:" seems totally unnecessary!

it says that this is not just any old attribute called href - it is the
href attribute from the XLink namespace. And thus, it denotes a link -
to a general link processor as well as to an SVG-specific processor.
> 
> ...or, is this something brought to us by XML?

Yes.

--
Chris
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 1999 10:07:51 GMT

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