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BUG: SVG <metadata> namespaces

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 08:37:15 -0400 (EDT)
To: Amaya List <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0108240812010.13729-100000@tux.w3.org>
When parsing an SVG document that includes a metadata element, if that
element has a namespace that is not supported by Amaya (e.g. RDF) it stops

Example file: http://jigteam.w3.org/2001/08/imagePictures/001.svg

This is blocking some work I am trying to do on accessibility, and is anyway
an important SVG accessibility feature. I think that the spec allows the
browser to just ignore the children of the metadata element and still


Charles McCN

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