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Re: [sXBL] Various issues in the sXBL draft -- section 1

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 02:53:57 +0200
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <4253a557.27764906@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Ian Hickson wrote:
>> The definition of the term "in error" says that error handling is 
>> defined by "SVG" (and references SVG 1.1).  It's not clear to me how 
>> SVG's error-handling rules should be applied to sXBL.  In particular, 
>> would partial bindings end up being attached?  Would an error in a 
>> binding make all bindings coming after it in the file not be attached, 
>> while those before it are attached?
>
>SVG 1.1 says that as soon as you hit something "in error", you abort all 
>processing and display an error message with the page rendered up to that 
>point.

No, SVG 1.1 specifically notes that documents can go in and out of error
over time, that would not be possible if all processing stops. Event and
thus script processing in particular is not required to stop.
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