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Validation Error for SVG

From: Jamie Gill <jamie@pswebsitedesign.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:25:35 +0000
Message-ID: <CANGZAU9Swtw3Hk8tb65zQVeKPMURV3y_CmBG6oc3h-00sTXySg@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Hi there,

I hope your well I have received the following error on your validation
system :-

*Attribute src not allowed on element image at this point.*

For this line of code :-




*<svg width="300px" height="50px">      <image
xlink:href="/images/sterling_logo.svg"
src="/images/sterling-gosling_logo.png" width="300px" height="50px"
/> </svg>*
I understand the validation on the basis of xlink and src been in the same
tag. However this is an extremely good fallback for earlier version of IE
instead of having an SVG and then IMG tags in conditional statements
creating unnecessary lines of code for a fallback.

Is there any reason why this would be or why it is not allowed to validate
this way? Obviously I take pride in my code validating and wondered if this
is something that maybe passed to validate in the future? The URL for my
document is :-

*http://www.sterlinggostling.co.uk <http://www.sterlinggostling.co.uk>*

Thank you for your time I look forward to your reply,
Jamie

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