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Re: is this switch valid?

From: (wrong string) ありがとうございました。 <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 11:16:25 +0000
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Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Dr. Olaf Hoffmann <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>


not sure I'm understanding your suggestion, however in the example  
given http://www.peepo.co.uk
audio and text are provided, the switch being systemlanguage to  
decide the user language.

again, another switch could be used to provide alternate content, as  
I understand you to suggest.
however, why not present both, without a switch?


Jonathan Chetwynd
Accessibility Consultant on Media Literacy and the Internet

On 10 Dec 2007, at 11:06, Dr. Olaf Hoffmann wrote:

Erik Dahlstrm wrote:

> That sounds like a bug in the DTD for 1.1, and that's not how Opera or
> Firefox handles it.
> In SVGT12 'foreignObject' can be a child of any container element,  
> which
> is much more useful and I believe that is what Opera and Firefox  
> allows.

Maybe this was intended in 1.1 to encourage that authors provide  
content, because there is a high probability, that foreignObject  
content is
not displayed at all, because there is no format required to be  
In the given case it might be useful to provide text or other visual  
as an alternative to the audible content in the MP3 file ;o)

But anyway it is simple to undermine this intent in 1.1 just writing
<switch><foreignObject ...>...</foreignObject></switch>.
Received on Monday, 10 December 2007 11:16:39 UTC

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