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Re: dropping contentStyleType and contentScriptType

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 13:42:59 +0200
Cc: SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <06E89129-10A5-4150-94CE-506FDAE57762@berjon.com>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
On May 19, 2012, at 05:00 , Cameron McCormack wrote:
>  The use of contentStyleType is therefore deprecated; new content
>  should not use it. Future versions of the SVG specification may
>  remove contentStyleType.
> I propose we do that now.
> Similarly you can place contentScriptType="" on <svg> to indicate the scripting language in any event handler attributes.  There's no wording currently about dropping this attribute, but I have never seen anyone use it to specify anything other than JavaScript, and HTML also does not support a feature like this.  I propose we drop it too, and assume JavaScript.

Kill them!

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Monday, 21 May 2012 11:43:49 UTC

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