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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: Media type registration conformance and XML namespaces

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 10:56:21 -0800
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20041108185621.GA3886@darby.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2004-11-08 18:09 +0100, Chris Lilley wrote:
> On Friday, November 5, 2004, 9:27:41 PM, L. wrote:
> LDB> My point was that if there are no elements in the SVG namespace, then
> LDB> the extracted svg fragment is empty, according to [2].  DTD validity
> LDB> can't be applied to a document with no elements in it (which actually
> LDB> isn't even well-formed).
> 
> In which case it is not a conforming SVG fragment, so that works.

Right, but the specification doesn't give any constraints on how
user-agents should handle such a document.  And their handling of these
documents, sent as image/svg+xml, is a real-world interoperability
problem, as I said in my first message [1].

-David

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2004Nov/0046.html

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