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Re: Making it possible to use an <svg> root in text/html

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 10:46:47 +0900
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uqapv9yi64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:04:09 +0900, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>  
> Is the set of people who are willing and able to create svg in  
> notepad/emacs/vi/whatever *and* are sufficiently bothered by the need to  
> add an additional 34 characters (including the space) as a talisman that  
> it is worth paving this particular cowpath?
> As someone who does routinely author svg using vi and is very much  
> concerned with optimizing the sizes of such files, I must say that *I'm*  
> skeptical.

It's just that since we already plan on changing HTML parsers to support  
SVG it seems worthwhile to investigate adding this as the cost seems small.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 5 March 2009 01:48:04 UTC

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