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Re: xlink

From: Sigurd Lerstad <sigler@bredband.no>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 07:08:17 +0200
Message-ID: <025f01c33c6a$1efb2000$6f1273d5@mmstudio>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

> On Fri 27 Jun 2003, Sigurd Lerstad wrote:
>
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > Is specifying the xlink prefix with a namespace uri with xmlns optional
in
> > svg?
>
> No. It should be there if you use the href attribute on any
> element.
>
> > On the adobe site, there are a lot of svg files which use xlink:href
> > without first declaring xmlns:xlink=http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink
>
> That's because we screwed up SVG 1.0 and forgot to add xmlns:xlink
> to the DTD, which meant that in order to be valid you had to
> leave it off. We fixed it in an erratum, so all should be ok now!

Except my SVG Viewer can't read the svg files on the adobe site. You are
saying that that's not my fault, but Adobe's fault?

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Sigurd Lerstad
Received on Friday, 27 June 2003 01:07:23 GMT

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