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Re: @role in SVG

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 22:52:55 +0300
Message-Id: <3BE11A26-23BF-40B3-AC28-40E74C7AE448@iki.fi>
Cc: Aaron M Leventhal <aleventh@us.ibm.com>, Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, public-cdf@w3.org, public-xhtml2@w3.org, public-xhtml2-request@w3.org, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>


On Oct 16, 2007, at 15:58, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> In order for the non-namespaced version to be included, the  
> attributes would need be part of the base language.
In principle, yes, but in terms of spec organization, the spec for  
the base language could still import them from another spec.

> Now this may not all be a problem for SVG plug-ins but it would be  
> easier for the developer to be able to set an attribute for a cross- 
> cutting technology without using a namespace.
I take it that we agree that the namespaceless aria-* attributes  
would make sense in SVG in addition to HTML5?

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2007 19:53:29 UTC

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