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Re: [SVGMobile12] A.7.19 gotoLocation

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 22:30:26 +0100
Message-ID: <1765188687.20060301223026@w3.org>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "Andrew Emmons" <aemmons@opentext.com>, www-svg@w3.org

On Wednesday, March 1, 2006, 9:55:51 PM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> * Andrew Emmons wrote:
>>It has been decided to not change the signature of the gotoLocation
>>method since there are commercial implementations and existing content
>>that use gotoLocation.

BH> Could you point these implementations out? Searching for the name and
BH> SVG didn't reveal them to me, unfortunately. Also, could you elaborate
BH> on the status of these implementations and how it's possible that they
BH> already implement such features, given that W3C didn't call for imple-
BH> mentation of SVG Tiny 1.2 yet?

You seem to suggest that its impossible to implement before CR. This is not the case.

BH>  I'm also keen to learn why it seems to
BH> matter that these implementations are considered "commercial".

>>However, we do feel that adding the ability to reload the current
>>document by specifying an empty string is very useful without requiring
>>a change to the method's signature. We will update the spec to add this

BH> I note that this directly contradicts the Working Group's previous
BH> resultion and response to the issue I raised regarding this feature.
BH> Is this what these commercial implementations do? Where can we find
BH> the tests for this?

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Wednesday, 1 March 2006 21:30:36 UTC

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