Re: SVG12: discard not mandatory?

On Sunday, April 17, 2005, 11:59:01 PM, Bjoern wrote:

BH> Dear Scalable Vector Graphics Working Group,

BH>   In the
BH> draft is unclear about whether discard element processing is mandatory,
BH> the draft states "may be discarded" and "the user agent discards the
BH> element" which seems highly inconsistent. Please change the document to
BH> clearly require support for a well-defined processing model for the
BH> element.

The spec makes clear that discard processing is mandatory:

>> User agents must discard an element when it is the target of a
>> 'discard' element and the time specified by the value of the 'begin'
>> attribute of this 'discard' element is reached. When an element is
>> discarded, all its descendants must be discarded as well.

Please let us know within two weeks if this does not resolve your

 Chris Lilley          
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG

Received on Monday, 31 October 2005 14:50:40 UTC