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

From: Kevin Ar18 <kevinar18@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 22:55:38 -0400
Message-ID: <SNT110-W22D54F17AC5B387F68FBBAAA8D0@phx.gbl>
To: <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
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?
I was running in Opera.  It wouldn't work in regular html like so:
 
The basic layout:
file.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<body>
<svg>
<rect>
 
I wanted to see if I was misunderstanding the spec or it was a bug/lack of support in the browser. 		 	   		  
Received on Friday, 3 September 2010 02:56:11 GMT

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