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Re: [svg11] svg out-of-context rendering

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 09:28:39 +0100
Message-ID: <1826254638.20051031092839@w3.org>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam-www-svg@aka.mcc.id.au>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Monday, October 31, 2005, 9:19:44 AM, Cameron wrote:

CM> Hi Anne.

CM> Anne van Kesteren:
>> Dear SVG WG,

CM> (I'm not them, so feel free to disregard my reply as unauthoritative...)

>> What is the expected rendering in the following case:
>> <http://hixie.ch/tests/adhoc/svg/error/006.xml>?
>> Should it just say "There should be no red on this page." unstyled? Should there
>> be nothing visible at all or should it be styled?

CM> If you are using an SVG UA to render that document, I think you should
CM> get nothing since it's not a Conforming SVG Stand-Alone File[1].  If
CM> you're using some other XML UA where SVG content is allowed (such as
CM> XHTML+SVG) then it's not a Conforming SVG Included Document Fragment[2],
CM> so also isn't good for rendering.

That's a very good response, I agree completely. (Anne, I said something
very similar when you asked this last week.)

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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