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Re: Should svg work in less strict html5 documents with an html mime-type?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2010 22:43:22 -0400
Message-ID: <4C8060CA.1030901@mit.edu>
To: Kevin Ar18 <kevinar18@hotmail.com>
CC: www-svg@w3.org
On 9/2/10 8:21 PM, Kevin Ar18 wrote:
> I've noticed that when inserting svg into an html 5 document !DOCTYPE
> HTML  that svg will not work.

Inserted how?  And tested how?

> Now, I know that HTML does not follow strict xml rules, whereas SVG
> does. However, the html5 specs say that svg is supposed to be a valid
> element even in html documents.

Yes, and Firefox 4 betas support that.  So do the IE9 previews, I believe.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 3 September 2010 02:43:55 GMT

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