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Re: Mixed bag of comments on SVG 1.2

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 18:19:49 +0000 (UTC)
To: www-svg@w3.org
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Robin Berjon <robin.berjon <at> expway.fr> writes: 
> Only if you don't stick to RDF's fixation on fragments and W3C's 
> systematic dating of URLs. http://jibbering.com/ns/silly-example/ is 
> much better ;)

but that might get confused with all the other silly examples I create, and in 
any case I would feel obligated to put a resource there...  

> I guess so but I'd personally rather avoid having too many convenience 
> methods in the DOM (if even any).

Yeah I agree, lets get rid of getElementsByTagName, getElementById etc. much 
simpler to just iterate over the document collecting up the elements...  
Simplify everything right down to the bare essentials.

> This is something I've been meaning to give some thought to. Good HTTP 
> libs will give you access to them, with an option to follow the 3XX or 
> not. The reason for this is that a 3XX may have some side-effects such 
> as setting a cookie which your lib may wish to pay attention to. The 
> default could be to not follow though.

An option would be good yes, and would be my favoured solution.

Cheers,

Jim.
Received on Tuesday, 2 March 2004 13:20:35 GMT

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