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Re: Does SVG 1.0 define this? (non-<svg> root element)

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2004 22:10:33 +0100
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <cafr9c$lbp$1@sea.gmane.org>

"Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch> wrote in message
> I couldn't find anything in the spec that defined how an XML file whose
> root element is in the SVG namespace but isn't the <svg> element should be
> handled. Am I missing something?

I don't see how this could be valid SVG to any of the SVG dtd's, do you have
an example?

> Similarly, what should happen with SVG elements that are encountered
> inside fragments in other namespaces?

Did you read http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/conform.html ?

Where it's pretty clear that such bare svg elements would not be conformant,
you must have an svg:svg element in there.

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