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Re: View Source

From: G. Wade Johnson <gwadej@anomaly.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 06:48:15 -0500
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, www-svg@w3.org, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090318064815.61eb280d@sovvan>
On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 16:48:42 +0100
Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

> On Mar 17, 2009, at 16:20 , Jeff Schiller wrote:
> > I'm just talking about somebody authoring:
> >
> > <html>
> > <svg><circle cx=50 cy=50 fill=blue>
> > </html>
> >
> > And some poor user viewing the source, copying that SVG fragment
> > into another document and trying to bring it up in Inkscape...
> 
> When that becomes a correctly processable SVG document, I'll be very  
> disappointed if Inkscape doesn't just parse the above. It's just an  
> extra parser library, the additional complexity is very low.

Why would it? Unlike HTML, SVG is _defined_ to be XML and the above is
not well-formed.

That seems to be a large part of the disagreement.

G. Wade
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