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Re: SVG12: Improper XHTML 1.0 documents

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 01:37:35 +0100
Message-ID: <571987671.20050110013735@w3.org>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Sunday, January 9, 2005, 2:54:16 PM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> Dear Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group,

BH>   Various XHTML 1.0 in
BH> http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-SVG12-20041027/ do
BH> not comply with the guidelines in the XHTML 1.0 SE Recommendation, for
BH> example,
BH> http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-SVG12-20041027/painting.html uses

BH>   <img src="images/overlay/initial.png" alt="Initial Overlay State"/>

BH> which must be written as

BH>   <img src="images/overlay/initial.png" alt="Initial Overlay State" />

BH> according to the guidelines. Please refer to

BH>   http://www.w3.org/mid/41ba13bd.259284953@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de

BH> for further details. Please change the Working Draft such that all
BH> documents fully comply with the guidelines or use a different format
BH> for the documents.

Actually, the hack of using a space before the trailing slash is only
needed when there are no attributes. Even the dumbest html 'parser'
doesn't think the element name includes a slash character if there are

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
Received on Monday, 10 January 2005 00:37:36 UTC

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