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Re: ISSUE-37: RE: SVG in HTML proposal

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 18:55:41 -0500
Message-ID: <da131fde0807231655n783fc6bexe2f6d1a6bf6d18de@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Chris Wilson" <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
I may be out of my league here or missing something, but the SVG nodes
implement the SVGElement interface (http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/idl.html)
which extends the DOM2 Element interface (
http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/idl-definitions.html).

Regards,
Jeff

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 6:47 PM, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
wrote:

>  Of what type are the nodes?
>
>
>
> *From:* Jeff Schiller [mailto:codedread@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 23, 2008 4:44 PM
> *To:* Chris Wilson
> *Cc:* Henri Sivonen; HTML WG; www-svg
> *Subject:* Re: ISSUE-37: RE: SVG in HTML proposal
>
>
>
> Chris,
>
> Can you clarify what you mean, exactly?
>
> My understanding is that the DOM should be no different than it is in
> SVG-in-XHTML.  That is:
>
> <html ...><body>
>    <svg id='svg1'...>... </svg>
> </body></html>
>
> DOM node 'svg1' has a parent node of the HTML:body node, regardless of the
> serialization.  The namespace of the SVG nodes in the DOM are in the SVG
> namespace, etc.
>
> Regards,
> Jeff
>
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
>
>
> Without taking a strong stand one way or another on the XML-parser-in-HTML
> question, I would like to raise the issue I brought up in last week's
> telecon: how the DOM works across these "embeddings" is a critical question
> for any of these proposals, and detail on this issue is absent from the SVG
> WG proposal.
>
> -Chris Wilson
>
>
>
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