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Re: Towards resolution of SVG 1.2 Flowing text

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 23:22:34 +0100
Message-ID: <115050043.20041102232234@w3.org>
To: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Tuesday, November 2, 2004, 9:26:39 PM, Robert wrote:

ROC> Chris Lilley wrote:

>>paragraphs, like divs, are a block of text that starts on a new line and
>>whose following block of text also starts on a new line. This is why I
>>said they are mid way along the continuum.
ROC> Right OK, but if you agree SVG text is purely presentational and 
ROC> flowPara and flowDiv have identical presentation, then why not remove
ROC> flowPara in favour of flowDiv?

They have different content models. Actually, originally you had to have
a flowDiv even if there was a single flowPara;  but there was pushback
on that. Regardless, flowDiv  has no inline children and flowPara has
all inline children.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2004 22:22:35 UTC

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