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RE: Ability to disable external resource fetching

From: Bogdan Brinza <bbrinza@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:57:19 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: annevankesteren@gmail.com [mailto:annevankesteren@gmail.com]
> On Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
> Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 4:37 AM
> To: www-style@w3.org
> Cc: www-svg
> Subject: Ability to disable external resource fetching
> When you load SVG as <img src=svg> and similar contexts it is not allowed to
> load further resources as to restrict its security model to GIF. This is also the
> plan for when using external SVG elements through 'mask' or some such.

This is currently not true for IE (as far as I can tell since IE9 initial SVG support) as we do allow external resources for SVG as an image - but coincidentally we were just having a discussion about few issues caused by this and want to change this behavior and match other browsers for interoperability. 

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