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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 18:59:50 +0200
To: "Dailey, David P." <david.dailey@sru.edu>, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ugwz50ca64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 18:45:39 +0200, Dailey, David P.  
<david.dailey@sru.edu> wrote:
> c) determining "proper" behavior on the basis of incomplete  
> implementations may be misleading. I'd be tempted to follow Opera's lead  
> here, since they appear to have given the issues considerably more  
> thought than the young upstarts in these other little companies (Apple,  
> Mozilla, Google, etc.).

FWIW, I personally consider our behavior to be a bug. We might need it a  
little longer until SVG support is more widespread but if other browsers  
keep up their good behavior we can hopefully drop this in due course.  
Augmenting the markup based on a DOCTYPE is something that's better  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 2008 17:00:43 UTC

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