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Re: What namespace features popular SVG tools really emit (ISSUE-37)

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2008 11:35:34 +0100
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To: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:

> So out of the whole set of documents, 0.36% weren't XMLNS-wellformed and 
> even less failed to parse in an non-NS-aware parser?
> That's a really small fraction, given the fact that I keep hearing "XML 
> has failed on the web" and "people do not understand namespaces".

I think that that argument is actually true of (purported) XHMTL, but 
fails to acknowledge that both hand authors of SVG and SVG authoring 
tool writers are more technically aware.

David Woolley
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