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Re: SVG1.1 xlink: can xlink only be used with anchor element?

From: ~:'' ありがとうございました <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 15:33:38 +0100
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To: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
mozilla xlink support in SVG has for some time raised a tooltip when  
using xlink:title on any* element.

to identify whether this is intentional,
a bug has been filed:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=510202

regards

~:"

*elements other than anchor

On 13 Aug 2009, at 14:09, ~:'' ありがとうございました wrote:

> SVG1.1 xlink: can xlink only be used with anchor element?
>
> the xlink specification appears to indicate that xlink can be used  
> with any xml element [1]
>
> The SVG 1.1 specification mentions xlink in "URI reference  
> attributes" section[2]
> which may suggest but does not direct that xlink may only be used  
> with anchors.
>
> one proposed use case is: onEvent script is used to import data  
> using xmlhttprequest
>
> for this purpose title is (may?) not appropriate,
> ie similar issue to alt and title in html,
> one describes image, other describes linked resource.
>
> regards
>
> Jonathan Chetwynd
>
> bugs filed:
> 	https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16742
> 	bug-350667@bugs.opera.com
>
>
> [1]	http://www.w3.org/TR/xlink/#markup-reqs
>
> [2]	http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/struct.html#XLinkTitleAttribute
>
>
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