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Re: [SVGMobile12] Question on SVG implementation in an XLink-aware processor

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2006 09:39:55 -0500
Message-ID: <4432853B.4030207@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, www-svg@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> The problem with this text as opposed to mine is that I think the SVG 
> specification doesn't address each "known" XLink attribute for each 
> element. So what I'm saying is that you ignore attributes in the XLink 
> namespace unless the SVG specification says you have to handle them.

That would violate the XLink specification, as far as I can tell.

> And in that case, you handle them as the SVG specification prescribes. So 
> xlink:show="embed" is simply ignored in some cases, when applied to 
> <svg:a> for example.

Violates the XLink specification, as far as I can tell.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 4 April 2006 14:40:21 GMT

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