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[Bug 5182] Allow Null-Namespace 'href' Attribute

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Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 20:52:47 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=5182

           Summary: Allow Null-Namespace 'href' Attribute
           Product: SVG
           Version: SVG 1.2 Full
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P2
         Component: Linking
        AssignedTo: schepers@w3.org
        ReportedBy: schepers@w3.org
         QAContact: www-svg@w3.org


In order to ease authoring, and to converge with HTML syntax, we should examine
the possibility of allowing a null-namespace 'href' attribute on <a>, <use>,
<image> and other elements.

Another option is to allow the use of 'xlink:href' without an explicit XLink
namespace declaration.

Note that both approaches do have drawbacks as well as advantages... see
attached links.
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