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Re: SVG in text/html

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 11:21:17 +0200
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2900B932-F79E-48A0-9F23-997C045684F2@iki.fi>
To: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
On Mar 26, 2009, at 05:22, Jeff Schiller wrote:

> On 3/25/09, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
>> Lets take as a given that the browsers will behave interoperably at  
>> some
>> undefined point at the future.  The next question is one of social
>> engineering.  Unquoted attributes, missing trailing slashes in  
>> empty tags,
>> missing "talisman" namespace declarations are all examples of  
>> things that
>> affect the viability of copy/paste between HTML documents and XML  
>> documents.
>
> Yes, but of these, unquoted attributes are the hardest to manually
> correct (namespace talisman is usually one or two at the top of the
> document, search and replace "CIRCLE" with "circle").


It's not necessary to edit them manually when grabbing stuff from the  
Web into an existing SVG editor. There's a Web service that does it  
for you:
http://services.philip.html5.org/html-to-xhtml/

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Thursday, 26 March 2009 09:22:01 GMT

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