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Re: SVG12: links to attribute, etc. tables

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 16:38:17 +0100
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <5af9t1dvc5d7j2r76cd7j52ljjqh0ql50c@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Robin Berjon wrote:
>On Dec 29, 2005, at 05:07, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>> * Robin Berjon wrote:
>>> The draft has been modified so that elements and properties link to
>>> their definitions, and attributes link to the elements on which they
>>> are defined.
>>
>> Well, that's not what I requested and you've neglected to provide a
>> rationale why that part of my request got rejected, so this does not
>> address my concern.
>
>You requested: "please change the draft to make attributes and  
>properties links to their definitions". The draft has been changed so  
>that properties link to their definitions, and attributes to the  
>elements on which they are defined. I don't know what part of your  
>request was "rejected". If you wish your concern to be addressed then  
>please make the minimal effort of expressing it clearly, otherwise  
>you're just creating more work for us for no purpose whatsoever.

My comment was:

| Dear Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group,
| 
|   http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/attributeTable.html
| is not very useful, one cannot easily go from the table to the property
| or attribute definition, please change the draft to make attributes and
| properties links to their definitions, see
| 
|   http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/propidx.html
|   http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/index/attributes.html
| 
| for popular examples of this.

I want markup like

  <a href="struct.html#ClassAttribute>...
  <a href="animate.html#FillAttribute>...

in attributeTable.html. If attributeTable.html's source code does not
match /#FillAttribute/ and /#ClassAttribute/ the Working Group can be
fairly certain that it misunderstood my request and should request
further clarification, in case there is still any doubt about what I
ask for.

I would appreciate if you could elaborate on why my comment obviously
does not qualify as a minimal effort of expressing this clearly, what
the Working Group understood my request to be, and why there wasn't any
doubt about the Working Group's interpretation. If the Working Group
provides this information, I'm sure I can find a way to avoid such
misunderstandings in the future.
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