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Re: SVG12: Interfaces for custom elements

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 12:54:45 -0600
Message-ID: <41E81575.1020002@mit.edu>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> How this is supposed to interact with other interfaces on such elements
> is not clear to me, for example, the document may include an xhtml:p
> element and for the element the className property would be of type
> DOMString and of type SVGAnimatedString which does not seem to work very
> well. Please change the specification such that such conflicts either do
> not exist or that it clearly defines how to resolve such conflicts.

And note that in some language environments (ECMAScript comes to mind) there is 
no reasonable way to resolve such a conflict while following the DOM bindings 
specified by DOM HTML and the SVG DOM, as far as I can see.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 14 January 2005 19:03:15 GMT

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