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Re: Whether to display inner or outermost <title>?

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 07:19:37 -0500
Message-ID: <da131fde0808060519t7aa995d4id9a1fc7aa519480c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 3:22 AM, Jonathan Chetwynd
<j.chetwynd@btinternet.com> wrote:
> 2 points,
> 1. regarding the subject: Whether to display inner or outermost <title>?
> what is the objection to the proposal that only the outermost title should
> be displayed?

To clarify, I fully disagree with the concept of generally using the
outermost <title>.  That would negate the ability to describe items at
a deeper level., since the outermost one would always be displayed.

My suggestion is for user agents to not go into shadow content (i.e.
content referenced by a <use>) if the <use> has a title on it.  A
proposal with which I thought you were in agreement.  It certainly
solves your 'bowl of fruit' use case.  And Doug seemed to express
agreement also:

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 3:17 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> Hi, Jeff-
> Indeed I did read it, and I think that your algorithm is simple and
> effective.  I plan to use it in some proposed wording on the topic.  I'm
> sorry I didn't respond before... but it's definitely on my list of todos.

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