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Re: [SVGMobile12] Issue SVGT12-175 not resolved

From: Andrew Shellshear <Andrew.Shellshear@research.canon.com.au>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 12:02:42 +0200
Message-ID: <44630BC2.9060707@research.canon.com.au>
To: www-svg@w3.org
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:

>
> Andrew Shellshear wrote:
>
>>> 1)  From this text, I can't tell what the SVG document fragment is 
>>> in the original markup I sent in my original comment.
>>
> >
> > For the fragment:
> >
> > <svg:svg>
> >    <html:body>
> >     <svg:rect/>
> >   </html:body>
> > </svg:svg>
> >
> > the html:body is an unsupported element, and will be ignored (as will
> > its children).  I've added a link to the conformance section to the SVG
> > Document Fragment definition:
>
> OK.  But that whole subtree is an SVG Document Fragment, right (so the 
> fragment contains 3 nodes)?  At least this is how I understand your 
> current text.
>
> If that's the case, then I'm happy with this part.

Yes, that's right.

>
> >> 2)  The third paragraph here sounds like a restriction on authors.  If
> >> an author screws up and creates nested 'svg' elements, what will the
> >> SVG document fragment be?  It still needs to be well-defined for the
> >> parts of the spec that reference it to make sense....
> >
> > I'm not sure it's incorrect - an author might regard it as a 
> restriction
> > on them, and that's fine - if they try to nest svg elements, as it 
> says,
> > the nested 'svg' elements are [unsupported elements] (and the last bit
> > links to the definition of unsupported elements,
> > implnote.html#UnsupportedProps, which says that they're ignored).
>
> OK.  So given the markup:
>
> <svg:svg>
>   <svg:g>
>     <svg:svg/>
>   </svg:g>
> </svg:svg>
>
> we have here two SVG document fragments, right?  One contains a single 
> node, one contains three nodes.  The former is a subset of the latter.
>
> If that's the case, I'm happy.  If not, then why not?  Is it because 
> of the "rootmost svg element" parenthetical in the definition?

Yes, that's the case.

Thank you for your thorough review.  Please let us know shortly if  this 
does not address your concerns.

Andrew.
Received on Thursday, 11 May 2006 10:02:55 GMT

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