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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.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 11 October 2007 19:59:17 UTC

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