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Re: The need for url() syntax for <uri-specification>

From: Max Froumentin <mf@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 10:19:45 +0100
To: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com>
Cc: XSL Editors <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Message-ID: <86zo11ez7y.fsf@sophia.inria.fr>
>>>>> "Ken" == G Ken Holman <gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com> writes:

Ken> Looking at 6.6.1.1.2 I see: <fo:external-graphic
Ken> src="TH0317A.jpg"/>
Ken> This result comes from: <fo:external-graphic src="{@image}"/>
Ken> Should this not be: <fo:external-graphic src='url("{@image}")'/>

Hi Ken,

Yes, it is an error in the spec, and it will be included in the errata
list.

Ken> I've noted XSLFO manufacturers to not appear to require the
Ken> "url()" syntax.

Then they are wrong. Apart from the example above, the spec is clear
about the syntax of the <uri-reference> type. Note that it is also 
consistent with CSS2 and SVG.

Cheers,

Max.
Received on Friday, 22 March 2002 04:40:08 GMT

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