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Re: [SVGMobile12] Processing model for unknown elements

From: Andrew Shellshear <Andrew.Shellshear@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 15:48:47 +1000
Message-ID: <4492463F.20001@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
CC: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi Cameron,

Cameron McCormack wrote:

>>And it does mean that elements in the 'known elements occurring in
>>unexpected locations' still implement their normal interfaces.
>>    
>>
>
>Are the ‘known elements occurring in unexpected locations’ meant to
>implement their normal DOM interfaces still?  (I don’t know if you mean
>that that is what your suggested tautologous sentence would imply,
>correctly or incorrectly, or that that is what is meant to be reflected
>in the spec.)  If so, perhaps this text is clearer:
>
>  Within an SVG document fragment, any subtree that is rooted by an
>  unknown element (including those in the SVG or XML Events namespaces)
>  or a known element that occurs in an unexpected location, is not
>  rendered.  The nodes in the subtree are not processed beyond
>  including the relevant DOM objects in the document tree.  These DOM
>  objects will still implement the DOM interfaces appropriate for the
>  element type, however.
>
>  
>
>>Does that cover your comment?
>>    
>>
>
>Yes, rewording the existing sentence to say “The rendering for unknown
>elements is…” satisfies my comment, but consider some clearer text such
>as that suggested above.
>  
>
We're using your excellent suggested wording - thanks very much.

Andrew.
Received on Friday, 16 June 2006 05:48:58 GMT

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