Re: ISSUE-41/ACTION-97 decentralized-extensibility

Henri Sivonen On 09-10-05 14.09:

> On Oct 3, 2009, at 02:45, Shelley Powers wrote:
>> I can speak for an SVG editor, Inkscape, which uses namespaced  
>> elements and attributes to record information about the SVG it  
>> produces. And before you mention using HTML comments, you should  
>> spend time with an Inkscape SVG file, to see how extensive the use  
>> of namespaced elements and attributes are in an Inkscape managed SVG  
>> file.
> Inkscape is indeed a good example.
> It isn't clear to me why Inkscape couldn't serialize its state using a  
> proprietary key-value syntax inside comment nodes instead of using  
> attributes as the key-value syntax. 

Another version of IE Conditional Comments, you mean? Can even be 
used to hack a "namespace" solution ... HTML as we are forced to 
speak it ... Doesn't sound lovely.
leif halvard silli

Received on Monday, 5 October 2009 12:54:14 UTC