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[Bug 7510] Allow elements beyond just HTML, MathML, and SVG into SVG element

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Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 09:00:39 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|REOPENED                    |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |FIXED

--- Comment #6 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2009-09-22 09:00:39 ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> it is not about supporting namespaces [...] I have been told, specifically, by the
> creator of Validator.nu that, according to the HTML5 specification, the use of
> dc:foo in SVG is "not allowed". 

dc:foo is only not allowed because of the lack of support for namespaces.
That's why I keep bringing up namespaces. Without namespaces, it's just an SVG
element, and the SVG spec doesn't define it, so it's not allowed.

> A note spelling out, more or less what you just wrote in this comment, should
> be sufficient: the HTML5 specification treats SVG a a foreign object: what is,
> or is not valid, within that object is defined elsewhere. There should be no
> errors or warnings of conformance from an HTML5 validator about contents within
> the SVG tags. 

(In reply to comment #5)
> A note pointing out that text/html documents such as
>   <!DOCTYPE html>
>   <title></title>
>   <svg><foo xmlns="http://example.org/"/></svg>
> are non-conforming due to the fact that the <foo> element is placed in the SVG
> namespace, resulting in a DOM subtree which is not a conforming SVG DOM
> subtree, would be good to clarify the matter.

Ok, I've added such a note.

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