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Re: More on SVG within HTML pages

From: Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2009 09:05:35 -0500
Message-ID: <4AA664AF.2050704@burningbird.net>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, public-html@w3.org
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Sep 8, 2009, at 16:14, Shelley Powers wrote:
>> Bits left out of the SVG file will also make themselves known, very 
>> quickly.
> There's existing content out there that contain inexplicably 
> copy-pasted partial SVG in text/html. Presumably this is pure cargo 
> cult and the authors don't even expect vector graphics to appear. 
> However, if browsers wreck the rest of those pages, the user 
> perception would be that the new browser doesn't work.
> (URLs in Hixie's posts to this list.)
Besides, SVG is in the HTML5 specification. What we're discussing right 
now, is how to deal with the namespaced elements that are validly in the 

We don't want to tread over old ground.

Received on Tuesday, 8 September 2009 14:06:29 UTC

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