Re: SVG12: svg in foreignObject

On Sunday, April 24, 2005, 7:27:38 PM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> Dear Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group,

BH>   From
BH> section 19.2

BH> [...]
BH>   The contents of 'foreignObject' are assumed to be from a different
BH>   namespace. Any SVG elements within a 'foreignObject' will not be
BH>   drawn, except in the situation where a properly defined SVG
BH>   subdocument with a proper xmlns (see "Namespaces in XML 1.1" [XML-NS])
BH>   attribute specification is embedded recursively.
BH> [...]

BH> This seems to allow

BH>   <svg ...>
BH>      <foreignObject ...>
BH>        <svg ...>

BH> which seems prohibed by the schema.

It is prohibited by the schema, you are correct that this is not
desired. The spec has been altered by removing the text after 'drawn' so
that the sentence ends there.

BH> This "proper xmlns attribute specification" seems weird, please change
BH> the draft such that it uses more appropriate terminology.

Yes it was, but the text no longer appears there.

 Chris Lilley          
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead

Received on Sunday, 21 August 2005 16:20:33 UTC