Re: [cssom] CSSNamespaceRule

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Simon Sapin <> wrote:
> On 19/03/2014 05:54, Daniel Glazman wrote:
>> On 18/03/2014 12:56, Simon Pieters wrote:
>>> When a namespace rule is changed and there are rules after it, what do
>>> you want to happen? Do you want the other rules to be affected or not?
>> Sure I want all rules to be affected. Again, the scenario is the
>> following one: a html document contains an embedded stylesheet. I'm
>> adding a SVG image I want to style. I need to add a namespace rule
>> to the existing stylesheet to style my SVG. I can't. This is a blocker
>> for all conforming editing environments.
> Sorry for giving a non-solution, but you *could* just ignore namespaces when
> styling SVG elements, just like everyone usually does for HTML elements.
> (Without a default namespace, type selectors select elements with a given
> local name in any namespace.)

That's a perfectly valid solution for the web; there are only four
name collisions between SVG and HTML, and they're all *basically* the
same element except for <font>, and you shouldn't be using <html:font>
anyway.  MathML doesn't have any name collisions, I think.


Received on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 23:09:41 UTC