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Re: [SVGMobile12] SVGT12-207: SVG Tiny 1.2 does not comply to AWWW

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 21:41:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0606082139570.10282@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Chris Lilley wrote:
>
> Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > The belief asserted in this statement:
> > 
> > # It is believed that this specification is in accordance with the Web 
> > # Architecture principles as described in Web Architecture [AWWW]. 
> > 
> > ...is false. AWWW requires that specifications be orthogonal, but the 
> > presence of incompatible versions of XML Events, DOM Core, and SMIL 
> > features, as well as the introduction of wholly redundant features such as 
> > <textArea>, clearly shows that SVG 1.2 does not fulfill this requirement.
> > 
> > Please remove this false assertion.
> 
> Thanks for your comment. Other people have given us more specific 
> feedback about incompatibilities with other specs, and we have resolved 
> them.

Unless you have removed the profiling of DOM Core, stopped using a subset 
of SMIL features, and removed all the wholly redundant features such as 
<textArea>, my opinion is still that the aforementioned requirement is not 
fulfilled.


> The WG thus believes that the statement is correct, and as one of the 
> authors of that specification I concur.

Please mark my disagreement clearly in your disposition of comments.

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