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Re: XMLNS in Inkscape and other editors

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 15:05:11 +0100
Message-ID: <4B06A217.6040104@gmx.de>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
CC: HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> Shelley took up the problem that SVG editors are known to place 
> namespaces in their code, thus automatically being invalid - bug 7510 
> [1].
> 
> However, online services such as Gooogle Sites [2] (formerly known as 
> Jotspot [3]) do the same, directly in the HTML (XHTML served as 
> text/HTML). E.g. from the Chromium homepage[4]:
> 
> <body xmlns="http://www.google.com/ns/jotspot" id="body" class=" en">
> ...

Good catch.

But isn't this simply a case of a bad xmlns attribute value (a proper 
bug), instead of a try to use namespaces for embedding additional data?

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 20 November 2009 14:05:56 UTC

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