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Re: Applying SVG properties to non-SVG content

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 13:28:17 +1000
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080714032817.GB2952@arc.mcc.id.au>

Robert O'Callahan:
> By the way there's a significant problem in this spec:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/linking.html#ReferenceRestrictions
> 
> > *A:* Reference a fragment within the current SVG document fragment<http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/intro.html#TermSVGDocumentFragment>(e.g. "#someelement").
> >
> 
> What if the reference is coming from an external CSS stylesheet? URLs should
> be interpreted relative to the stylesheet, so normally we'd expect
> #someelement to be an element in the stylesheet, which is of course
> nonsense, but anyway it conflicts with the SVG spec here. We could
> special-case a lone fragment identifier to say it refers to that element of
> the styled document, but that seems a little ugly. I don't care myself but
> it will need to be addressed.

I think a clarification that the URI reference in that example is in the
SVG document itself would be sufficient.

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Monday, 14 July 2008 03:29:04 GMT

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