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RE: SVGMobile12] SVGT12-183: Rules for handling "unsupported" values don't work when properties are syntactically correct and specified using W3C mechanisms other than SVG attributes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 09:44:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Scott Hayman <shayman@rim.com>
Cc: Nandini Ramani <Nandini.Ramani@Sun.COM>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0605110943590.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 11 May 2006, Scott Hayman wrote:
> > 
> > The problem is that an invalid IRI value is still parsable and thus 
> > does not get ignored at the parsing stage.
> Right, but it can be ignored during the cascade.

I don't understand what it means to ignore something during the cascade. 
This is not a concept that is present in CSS.

The wording of the spec as it stands does not explain what it means.

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