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Re: SVG 1.1/1.2/2.0 and the Infoset

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 21:32:27 +0200
Message-ID: <197114425015.20020605213227@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org, AndrewWatt2001@aol.com
CC: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com

On Tuesday, May 21, 2002, 7:47:38 PM, AndrewWatt2001 wrote:

Aac> With the increasing focus on the infoset in many XML-based W3C specifications 
Aac> is it possible to comment now on the likely effects, if any, of the infoset 
Aac> on SVG 1.1/1.2/2.0? I noticed the term infoset is not used in the 1.1/1.2/2.0 
Aac> Requirments WD.

Correct, although it is used by implication from the fact that SVG is written in XML.

Aac> Will the SVG user / scripter simply see the DOM (presumably Level 3 in due 
Aac> course)

They will, indeed, se the DOM. Infoset is not an API. DOM 3 events are
certainly high on the list for inclusion.

Aac>  or will a knowledge of the infoset ... and even the PSVI ... be
Aac> required?

I consider it unlikely that we would have a dependency on the PSVI.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Wednesday, 5 June 2002 15:33:08 UTC

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