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Re: 'prev' Keyword And Id Restrictions

From: Antoine Quint <ml@graougraou.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 19:34:03 -0800
Message-Id: <9AFAA79A-48F0-41FB-A96D-53E6DA786D01@graougraou.com>
Cc: Doug Schepers <doug@schepers.cc>, <www-svg@w3.org>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Hi guys,

On 7 nov. 2005, at 00:56, Robin Berjon wrote:

> On Nov 07, 2005, at 09:42, Doug Schepers wrote:
>> Ok, I suspected that might be the case. So, what should I do?  
>> There's lots
>> of content out there that uses it, since it was part of the  
>> original Adobe
>> tutorials back in the early days, and has been on various sites.
> It's the first time I see it in years of using SVG, is there really  
> "lots" of content out there using it?

I've used it in the past, it got ditched from SMIL 2.0 before it went  
to recommendation, which is quite a while after Adobe started  
shipping their SVG Viewer which implemented it.

>> Should my implementation (and others) ignore it, and adhere to the  
>> Specs? Or
>> should we support it, and support the existing content?
> I would recommend not supporting it, and seeing if your users  
> complain.

As far as I know, "prev" is not in any recommendation, so it should  
be safely ignored.

Antoine Quint  Fuchsia Design
SVG & Client-side XML Consulting
W3C SVG WG Invited Expert

Received on Tuesday, 8 November 2005 03:34:15 UTC

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