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Re: no-namespace href in SVG

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 21:59:11 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tz1tsxvk64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 18:09:01 +0200, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> It would still be backwards-incompatible.  New content (that only used  
> 'null:href') would not work in SVG1.1 UAs.  Right now, the most popular  
> and functional plugin (ASV) for the most popular browser (IE) is no  
> longer being updated, so the largest user base would not be able to use  
> links in new SVG content.

This goes for all new features that are used without considering  
compatibility. You might as well freeze development of the format.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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