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Re: Fallback for broken references.

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 10:59:18 -0000
Message-ID: <016b01c27f3a$3b373620$ca969dc3@emedia.co.uk>
To: <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

"Robin Berjon" <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
> Jim Ley wrote:
> > I'm not sure what suggestion to make, perhaps even just require user
> > agents to make the user aware that some content is missing, as the
> > duplicating of fallback content rather defeats the object.
> Is that not a job for setting externalResourcesRequired[1] to true? I
> don't think ASV supports it, but is there anything beyond that which
> think is required?

I'd like fallback ideally, but couldn't think of a way, and alternative,
again it's a more subtle approach rather than the hammer, and if it was
the case, I'd like the default reversed (as users need to be protected
from poor authors/tools, rather than the authors life made easier)

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