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Re: changes in USE elements

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 11:53:26 +0200
Message-ID: <58369188384.20030626115326@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org, "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>

On Thursday, June 26, 2003, 11:14:24 AM, Jim wrote:

JL> "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org> wrote in message
JL> news:47366357344.20030626110615@w3.org...
>> OK so your question is, does an image element make a one-time copy of
>> the file, or does it reference a live copy? It has to be alive copy
>> otherwise the animations etc would not work.

JL> No, I'm obviously explaining badly, my problem is not with the Image's,

OK, I thought you were using an image to foosvg and a use to
foo.svg#MyRect to show different handling on the two elements.

JL> it's
JL> with the USE element,  USE references foo.svg#MyRect, the copy is live, so
JL> any changes in foo.svg#MyRect need to be reflected in the USE copy, this
JL> makes sense.


JL> However if there are 2 foo.svg#MyRect in the DOM, which is used?

Duplicate ids? How can there be two?

Sorry, still not fully getting it.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Thursday, 26 June 2003 05:53:44 UTC

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