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RE: [SVGMobile12] SVGT12-207: Behaviour of <a> pointing into same document outside SVG document fragment is not defined

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 19:07:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: Scott Hayman <shayman@rim.com>
Cc: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0512161854570.17886@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 16 Dec 2005, Scott Hayman wrote:
> What you seem to be saying is that the table [1] isn't complete, but 
> from what I can tell, every row has an entry for every column.  Can you 
> please give a specific example of where there is an issue?

As far as I can tell, there is a column missing (the one corresponding to 
"Reference a fragment within the current document but outside the current 
SVG document fragment".

An example would be, should the following consist an invalid IRI reference 
or not:

    <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
     <g focusable="true" nav-next="url(#test)"/> <!-- Here -->
    <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
     <g focusable="true" xml:id="test"/>

The current text doesn't say if that is invalid or not -- it says that it 
covers all the possibilities, but doesn't cover this one.

Another example would be:

    <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:x="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
     <discard x:href="test"/>
    <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
     <g xml:id="test"/>

(This example is especially ambiguous since the xlink:href="" attribute on 
the <discard> element is defined as taking an IRI reference, but the 
"target element" of the <discard> element is defined relative to an 
xlink:href="" attribute that has a different definition, and which says 
that the reference must be to the current SVG fragment.)

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