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Re: [SVG1.0] no tspan allowed inside an anchor?

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 14:56:33 +0200
Message-ID: <3D60EB01.3080800@pinkjuice.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org

Jim Ley wrote:

 > Yes, but that's just a minor change to the text selection rules
 > (select
 > all text contents of the outer text element.) it's not something that
 > motivates the need for tspan:
 >
 > <text x="1em" y="1em">Hello <tspan dx="2em"
 > dy="2em">World</tspan></text>
 > Would seem to be identical to:
 >
 > <text x="1em" y="1em">Hello <text dx="2em"
 > dy="2em">World</text></text>

I find Thomas' explanation of the reasons for tspan very sensible.

A tspan ("inline", ~span) is something different from a text ("block", 
~p/div).

Tobi



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