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Re: SVG in text/html

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 18:38:25 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Andrew Emmons <andrew.emmons@quickoffice.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0804151837390.3690@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 15 Apr 2008, Jeff Schiller wrote:
> If browsers can provide an 'export DOM as XML' function as part of its 
> standard functionality, then my concern melts away with the proposal as 
> it stands (stood), since round-tripping then becomes feasible.  Has this 
> been considered by both SVG and HTML groups?
> I seem to remember a discussion of such a mechanism as a requirement on 
> HTML5 User Agents that was rejected a couple weeks back...

The spec currently says:

   To enable authors to use MathML tools that only accept MathML in its 
   XML form, interactive HTML user agents are encouaraged to provide a way 
   to export any MathML fragment as a namespace-well-formed XML fragment. 

An equivalent sentence was present for SVG.

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