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Re: [SVGMobile12] SVGT12-207: <textArea> redundant with HTML

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 23:04:43 +0100
To: "Jon Ferraiolo" <jonf@adobe.com>
Cc: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, <www-svg@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <4q5c02hp84jad60u04ln7aungilev6u2ob@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Jon Ferraiolo wrote:
>>>There is a long, long history of discussion on whether SVG should
>>>support simple text wrapping. Probably 100+ emails on the public list.
>>>We ended up taking a technical approach based on suggestions from the
>>>same Ian Hickson who is now objecting to the feature.
>>Could you point out the response that formally addresses Ian's comment
>>you refer to here?

Well, if there is such a response, this isn't it; it's your follow up
to a personal response by Dean to comments by the CSS Working Group.

>I leave it as an exercise to you to find Ian's email where he proposed
>the addition of a 'width' attribute to the svg:text element. I will not
>respond further on this question. We already have given last call
>responses on SVG-t 1.2's simple text wrapping in previous emails. You
>can look those up yourself, also.

I that that to mean that if there was a response that formally
addressed Ian's original comments, you can't find it either.
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