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Re: XLink conformance criteria question

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 00:15:53 -0500
Message-ID: <45F8D689.4050707@mit.edu>
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
CC: www-xml-linking-comments@w3.org

Norman Walsh wrote:
> I wish I'd been able to better understand in what way you think
> they're incompatible given that SVG uses XLink.

It "uses" it in the sense that it reuses some attributes (but not really 
others), and defines its own semantics for them, effectively.  Thus a generic 
XLink processor, doing generic semantics as defined by XLink itself, cannot 
implement SVG.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 15 March 2007 05:16:04 GMT

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