Re: [SVGMobile12] SVGT12-207: SVG Tiny 1.2 does not comply to AWWW

On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Chris Lilley wrote:
> Ian Hickson <> wrote:
> > The belief asserted in this statement:
> > 
> > # It is believed that this specification is in accordance with the Web 
> > # Architecture principles as described in Web Architecture [AWWW]. 
> > 
> > false. AWWW requires that specifications be orthogonal, but the 
> > presence of incompatible versions of XML Events, DOM Core, and SMIL 
> > features, as well as the introduction of wholly redundant features such as 
> > <textArea>, clearly shows that SVG 1.2 does not fulfill this requirement.
> > 
> > Please remove this false assertion.
> Thanks for your comment. Other people have given us more specific 
> feedback about incompatibilities with other specs, and we have resolved 
> them.

Unless you have removed the profiling of DOM Core, stopped using a subset 
of SMIL features, and removed all the wholly redundant features such as 
<textArea>, my opinion is still that the aforementioned requirement is not 

> The WG thus believes that the statement is correct, and as one of the 
> authors of that specification I concur.

Please mark my disagreement clearly in your disposition of comments.

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Received on Thursday, 8 June 2006 22:46:06 UTC