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Re: SVG12: 10.4 grammar

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 00:07:52 +0100
To: Craig Northway <craign@cisra.canon.com.au>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <1p0mr15fmnilq6cjifs2aq49orl5i28ek7@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>>>  From http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/text.html
>>>section 10.4, "Whether the given element represents can be edited by the
>>>user." This sentence seems incorrect or at least incomprehensible.
>>>Please change the draft such that it uses correct and comprehensible
>>I changed this sentence to 'Represents whether the XML character data 
>>within the text element can be edited by the user.' Was your comment 
>>only referring to the grammar of the sentence?
>It seems http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2005May/0120 this
>got "fixed" twice... I think the new text is incorrect, for example, in
><text>&#xF6;</text> there is no "character data" as defined in XML 1.0,
>only markup. There is similar text in the draft like e.g.
>  The XML [XML10] character data within the 'text' element, along with
>  relevant attributes and properties and character-to-glyph mapping
>  tables within the font itself, define the glyphs to be rendered.
>From http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/changes.html 
>  'editable' is now allowed on text elements with children,
>  but the children are flattened when editing occurs
>it also seems that the "editable" attribute's scope extends beyond
>character information items, it should probably just refer to the
>content of elements.
>I am not sure about this "can be edited by the user" either; W3C Amaya
>allows to edit element content regardless of the editable attribute;
>is Amaya non-compliant?

I got a response to this, but it is not public. It would be helpful if
the Working Group could publish that response; I note though that the
response would not address my concern, the latest draft still uses the
term "XML character data" in the same incorrect way.
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