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SVGT 1.2: Claim that uDOM is compatible subset of the DOM

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 22:07:32 -0700
Message-Id: <352C1E36-1590-49C1-9F28-E25A87B30C1B@apple.com>
To: www-svg@w3c.org

Section 1.5 Compatibility with Other Standards Efforts says:

"SVG Tiny 1.2 includes a compatible subset of the Document Object  
Model (DOM) and supports many of the facilities described in  
"Document Object Model (DOM) level 3" [DOM3], including namespace  
support and event handling. "

However, per my other messages on the subject, this is not currently  
true. The uDOM subset of DOM3 is not compatible. This claim should be  
removed unless those issues are addressed.

It also claims:

"In environments which support the Document Object Model (DOM)  
[DOM3].for other XML grammars (e.g., XHTML
[XHTML]) and which also support SVG and the SVG DOM, a single  
scripting approach can be used simultaneously for both XML documents  
and SVG graphics, in which case interactive and dynamic effects will  
be possible on multiple XML namespaces using the same set of scripts."

Depending on what "single scripting approach" means, and what this  
implies about how the uDOM and DOM interact, this too may not be  

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