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Re: SVG12: transform on <defs>

From: Andrew Emmons <aemmons@opentext.com>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 06:49:19 -0400
Message-ID: <BEF1FB69553AF14BBC63700F25699A130442CF9C@OTWATMX01.opentext.net>
To: <www-svg@w3.org>, <derhoermi@gmx.net>

*Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>* Ola Andersson wrote:
>>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-SVGMobile12-20050413/struct.html allows
>>>use of the transform element on the defs element. It is not clear when
>>>this would have an effect; Google finds one SVG document that uses this,
>>>it's an illustration of the CSS box model... Please either remove this
>>>attribute or change the draft such that it is clear which kind of ob-
>>>servable behavior specifying the attribute could cause. Note that re-
>>>moving it will require changes to other sections of the draft.
>>The working group resolved to remove transform attribute from <defs>. 
>>This will be reflected in the next version of the specification. In 
>>your email you had said :
>>>Note that removing it will require changes to other sections of
>>>the draft.
>>Could you please point out the relevant sections so that we can make 
>>appropriate changes?
>I noted this offlist already, but one such section is 16.2.13 which is
>now essentially incorrect; I raised this in another comment requesting
>that http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2005Jul/0029 the draft
>defines the animateMotion elements through the transform attribute
>>rather than explicitly listing the elements.

In response to your thorough comment at http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2005Jul/0029,
the list in 16.2.13 which included <defs> as a valid target element for <animateMotion> has been removed. Please let us know within two weeks if this does not address your concern.

Take care,
On behalf of the SVG Working Group

Andrew Emmons 
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