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

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 19:23:02 +0200
Message-ID: <3D612976.3090407@pinkjuice.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org

Jim Ley wrote:


> Odd, the DTD at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/sgml/dtd.html
> 
> <!ELEMENT DIV - - (%flow;)*            -- generic language/style
> container -->
> 
> seems to say it's a flow element.


No, it says it's a block element:

<!ENTITY % block
"P | %heading; | %list; | %preformatted; | DL | DIV | NOSCRIPT |
       BLOCKQUOTE | FORM | HR | TABLE | FIELDSET | ADDRESS">

The fragment you quoted specifies the content model of the div element: 
it can contain flow elements.

> which is why I suggested removing it, they don't
> carry different semantics.


Yes they do; see many explanations in this thread.

text is a block of text, a tspan is a span ("subsection") of a text block.

You can use them like this; it works well.

The limitations this thread discusses are not related to anything 
requiring removal of this element; it's not a duplicate of text.

Tobi



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