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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2006 16:53:31 +0200
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.s7hnnhlk64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 04 Apr 2006 16:39:55 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 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.

I suppose that's the case, but it seems the only reasonable thing to do  
for SVG...

>> 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.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 4 April 2006 14:53:43 UTC

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