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Re: SVG12: "outermost" svg element

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 16:38:37 +0200
To: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <42a8e3b2.157994312@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Dean Jackson wrote:
>>   From http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/types.html
>> 
>> [...]
>>   SVG Tiny 1.2 does not support percentage values except for the
>>   'width' and 'height' attributes on the outermost 'svg' element.
>> [...]
>> 
>> Other parts of the draft contain similar wording. This is highly
>> misleading as there can only be exactly one svg element in SVG
>> Tiny 1.2 document which is the root element of the document. Please
>> change the draft such that it does does not mislead about this fact.
>
>Fixed. The spec is now less misleading about this fact.

Dean, did the Working Group fully accept my request or partially reject
it? "Less misleading" is not good enough and I see from other responses
that the draft still has expressions such as "the root SVG element" and
"the root svg". Such language is misleading as I and other reviewers

  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2005May/0053
  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2005May/0139

pointed out. Fixing this is not very difficult, you choose a good term,
define it well and use it consistently throughout the draft, this will
make the draft not at all misleading instead of "less misleading".
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