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RE: [SVGMobile12] Comment: Please give specific error-handling behaviour

From: Doug Schepers <doug@schepers.cc>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 21:31:59 -0400
To: <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20050518013203.0B77C12DA0A@pilfer.dreamhost.com>

Hi-

I think Ian's comment is well placed. With the proliferation of viewers
pending, authoring will be a bear unless we shoot for as much consistency as
possible. Alos, explicit treatment of each case during design is the best
way to expose possible unforeseen problems.

Regards-
Doug

doug . schepers  @ vectoreal.com
www.vectoreal.com ...for scalable solutions.
 
Ian Hickson wrote:
| 
| On Tue, 17 May 2005, Jon Ferraiolo wrote:
| > 
| > For SVG Tiny [1.1 or 1.2], if an integer is outside the "32,767 to 
| > 32,767" range, then that content is non-conformant, and 
| non-conformant 
| > content will generate user-agent-specific behavior.
| 
| Ugh, user-specific error handling behaviour is the path to a 
| tag soup world like we have for HTML.
| 
| Please can SVG 1.2 give explicit error handling behaviour for 
| every error case?
| 
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