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Re: Ignoring trailing semi-colon delimiters

From: Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:40:01 +1100
Message-Id: <P67GVL.TSLSA5NPJWBL@abbra.com>
To: Brian Birtles <birtles@gmail.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Hi Brian,

	Looking at my parsing code and behaviour it follows
your proposal. I guess that content out in the field forced
our implementation to go the lenient way.

	All the motion test cases in your test do what you
propose so +1 to the more lenient approach since it reduces
author surprises.

Cheers,
Alex

--Original Message--:
>Dear Olaf,
>
>Thank you very much for your feedback!
>
>(2011/11/28 18:47), Dr. Olaf Hoffmann wrote:
> > This was already discussed related to SVG tiny and bugs of some
> > viewers/editors and there was an agreement just to fix the bugs
>
>Can you point to where such an agreement was made? Or can other vendors 
>respond with a pledge to bring their implementations into line?
>
>If we can't get other vendors to update their implementations then I'd 
>rather make Firefox adopt the more lenient behaviour and provide 
>developers with a consistent Web platform than leave things as they are.
>
>> Because there are animatable
>> empty values with a meaning, empty values have a meaning
>> as well for animation. Ignoring them for display would result
>> in nonsense.
>
>I agree empty values have meaning and I'm not proposing ignoring them. 
>The proposed approach simply means that authors need to be more explicit 
>if they really want the final value to be an empty value.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Brian
>
>
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