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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 22:48:54 +0200
Message-ID: <48BEF836.2080508@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> ...
> I just tested an SVG after removing the default namespace declaration, 
> and none of FF, Safari, Opera or Chrome recognized it as SVG anymore.
> Good.

But, as a matter of fact, Opera 9.5 processes the DTD, and applies the 
xmlns default in there (the other UAs don't).

Lesson: DTDs are evil (at least when the validation process affects the 

BR, Julian
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