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Re: minutes, SVG F2F Pymont, Sydney day 5 (08/02/2013)

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2013 10:05:15 +1100
Message-ID: <511584AB.6080804@mcc.id.au>
To: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
CC: robert@ocallahan.org, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
On 9/02/13 9:01 AM, Rik Cabanier wrote:
> Yes, if that happens, it should be allowed.
>
> Will this require changes to the HTML parser? (ie all external
> references such as script blocks should be disallowed) Would the HTML
> content reflow when the glyph is resized?

There wouldn't be any changes to the HTML parser.  The content shouldn't 
reflow, either, as the glyph is only scaled.  The size of the CSS box 
containing the HTML would remain constant (it'd be the same number of px 
units).

> Also, my fear is that people will abuse it and just make HTML characters.

I'm inclined to say "so what"; if we decide that HTML in <foreignObject> 
is OK, then it doesn't really matter if people decide to use primarily 
HTML content in there, rather than just a little bit.  (Remember though 
that we will be requiring the document to be parsed as XML and for the 
root element to be <svg>.)
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