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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: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 21:23:39 +0000 (UTC)
To: Scott Hayman <shayman@rim.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0512192114150.17886@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Scott Hayman wrote:
> > >> 
> > > Your missing column is meant to be covered by column B.  As such, I 
> > > would propose that the description of column B be changed to:
> > > 
> > > 	B: Reference an SVG document fragment, either within the current
> > >      document or an external document (e.g., 
> > >      afile.svg#anelement").
> > 
> > That doesn't include referencing an element that is not inside an SVG 
> > document fragment but is within the current document.
> That is covered in column D.

Ah, so, for example, this case:

   <example xmlns="http://www.example.com/">
    <svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
     <script xlink:href="#a" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink"/>
     <def xml:id="a">

...should be treated as if the <script> element had an unsupported 
xlink:href attribute, and should therefore not result in an alert? (One 
assumes that the http://www.example.com/ namespace defines <def> elements 
inside <script-blocks> elements as defining script blocks. A more standard 
example might be possible using, e.g., VoiceXML <script declare> blocks, 
but I am not very familiar with the syntax.)

If that is the case, then the change you suggest above would satisfy my 

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