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Re: Links to other specs (Was: Re: svg2: Remove SVGElement.id since it is defined on Element.)

From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 05:40:44 -0700
To: "Erik Dahlström" <ed@opera.com>
Message-ID: <047B1D29-C3A5-4C33-9F8D-5D41F9A553F1@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, "public-svg-wg@w3.org" <public-svg-wg@w3.org>


we do. So, will there now be a new DOM4 events spec. too? The DOM4 events
spec. is older (2011) than DOM3 events and DOM 4.

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> On Feb 5, 2014, at 2:49 AM, "Erik Dahlström" <ed@opera.com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, 02 Feb 2014 05:24:37 +0100, SVG Working Group repository
> <cam+svgwgrepo@mcc.id.au> wrote:
>
> > details:   https://svgwg.org/hg/svg2/rev/555526735e1c
> > branches:
> > changeset: 595:555526735e1c
> > user:      Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
> > date:      Sun Feb 02 15:22:38 2014 +1100
> > description:
> > Remove SVGElement.id since it is defined on Element.
>
> This change depends on DOM4, which is fine, but I'm wondering if there's
> any way we could get the links to DOM4 inserted automatically, like we do
> for svg definitions, interfaces and so on. It's confusing that the links
> in the IDL goes to DOM2 Core (e.g for Element) and not to DOM4. I guess
> it's ok to just update the links now, but that doesn't help future places
> in the spec that might need to reference the same, and right now it's
easy
> to make the external links inconsistent by accident.
>
> I think we probably have a number of out-of-date links to other specs
> scattered across the chapters. We will need to deal with that situation
> sooner or later. I expect that it will get trickier to track and update
> those the more specs we reference.
>
>
> --
> Erik Dahlstrom, Web Technology Developer, Opera Software
> Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
>
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