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Re: Last Call SVG 1.2 Tiny Comments: Circular Definition

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 06:44:45 -0600
Message-ID: <da131fde0512210444yaa8a71ejfbfe7607ce48d978@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org, robin.berjon@expway.fr


I was referring to the second paragraph of the "SVG context" description:

"If SVG content is embedded inline within parent XML (such as XHTML),
the SVG context does not include the ancestors above the rootmost svg

where "rootmost svg element" is defined as "The furthest 'svg'
ancestor element that does not exit an SVG context."

But I think it's clear to me if I just focus on the first paragraph of
that description.

Jeff Schiller

On 12/21/05, Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr> wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2005, at 23:22, Jeff Schiller wrote:
> > Section 1.6 - Please remove the circular definition on "rootmost svg
> > element" and "SVG context".
> They reference one another, but I don't think they're circular:
> "The furthest 'svg' ancestor element that does not exit an SVG context."
> and
> "A document fragment where all elements within the fragment must be
> subject to processing by an SVG user agent according to the rules in
> this specification."
> Maybe the latter could be clarified, but they don't require
> circularity. They both reference the other because if you read the
> definition for one it makes sense to also read the other.
> --
> Robin Berjon
>     Senior Research Scientist
>     Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Wednesday, 21 December 2005 12:46:58 UTC

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