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Re: SVG12: svg in foreignObject

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 23:48:05 +0100
To: "Jon Ferraiolo" <jonf@adobe.com>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0e56r1590dcnaadid18u7imj8ffu7hsbmk@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Jon Ferraiolo wrote:
>This is a follow-on response in attempt to close discussion on the
>original LC comment you submitted via:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2005Apr/0233.html
>and which I was the last person to complain that the text is not yet
>good enough:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2005Apr/0233.html
>
>Here is proposed new wording from the SVG WG on the topic which we hope
>expresses the processing model for 'foreignObject' clearly:
>
>---------------
>The user agent must treat all of the content within a 'foreignObject' as
>foreign content which is to be handed off to an appropriate content
>handler for rendering. User agents are not required to support any
>particular content types via 'foreignObject'. In particular, user agents
>are not required to support SVG content embedded within or referenced by
>'foreignObject'; SVG content within 'foreignObject' represents an
>extension  just as with any other type of content.
>---------------

If this means 

  <svg ...>
     <foreignObject ...>
       <svg ...>

is allowed, then that does not address my concern as the schema still
prohibes this. If this is not allowed then it seems this is now even
less clear than before.
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