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Re: SVGAccessibilityWG: has-been-clicked or a:visited

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 18:05:44 +0100
Message-ID: <1896200287.20041108180544@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org, "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>

On Saturday, November 6, 2004, 7:27:00 PM, Jonathan wrote:

JC> What was the intention* of the Working Group in providing 
JC> pseudo-class**?

JC> The spec as it stands wouldn't seem to be setting a standard approach,
JC> how would authors use it, if it were implemented***?

JC> It is time there was an SVG Accessibility WG with a focus on Authoring
JC> Tools.

I was puzzled to work out how that followed on from the previous comment
(and Jim's excellent response). Is it a new comment that merely reused
the same subject line?

JC> regards

JC> Jonathan Chetwynd
JC> http://www.peepo.co.uk     "It's easy to use"
JC> irc://freenode/accessibility

JC> *HTML provides a standard use case with border, which isn't available
JC> directly in SVG.

JC> **It is in the spec, but is there a demonstration sample provided, for
JC> instance in the test suite?

JC> ***If a:visited has been implemented, could someone please post a 
JC> pointer to a resource, and name the implementation?

JC> I tried  <style type="text/css" id="css"><![CDATA[ a:visited { stroke:
JC> blue }]]></style> in mozillaSVG, asv3.1 and batik without success
JC> Jim suggested a:visited rect { stroke:blue }

JC> On 6 Nov 2004, at 13:54, Jim Ley wrote:

JC> "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com> wrote in message
JC> news:98BA63FC-2FDC-11D9-9145-000A95C7D298@btinternet.com...
>> Can anyone on the SVGWG explain why the HTML standard a:visited was not
>> adopted?

JC> They're from CSS, and are required in SVG:
JC>   http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/styling.html#StylingWithCSS

JC> Jim.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
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