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Re: View Source

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 13:36:09 +0100
To: "G. Wade Johnson" <gwadej@anomaly.org>, "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: <op.uqzmmjo664w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 13:32:18 +0100, G. Wade Johnson <gwadej@anomaly.org>  
> So, again, if SVG is currently defined as XML, why would a current tool
> read something that is not well-formed XML.

A current tool wouldn't, but a patched current tool would. And it would do  
that because it's relatively cheap to support and allows authors to import  
SVG embedded in HTML.

> I'm sorry if this comes off as confrontational. But, I've spent a lot
> of time cleaning up crap that was supposed to be XML (and HTML) that was
> passed off with the comment "Why not just change your parser?"

A fair comment, I'd say :-)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 12:37:50 UTC

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