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Re: no-namespace href in SVG

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 11:45:23 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tz2v1xwt64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 12 Oct 2007 07:26:43 +0200, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> But you're ignoring the fact that FF is more strict about namespaces  
> than ASV!  It also requires an XLink namespace declaration, in addition  
> to the attribute prefix.  So, really, over 90% of the browser market  
> share is composed of UAs that require the 'xlink:' prefix (directly or  
> indirectly).  Maybe FF could change, but we're not hearing from any  
> decision-makers there about this issue, yet; they are pretty strict with  
> XML, so I'd be interested to hear their take.

So you're suggesting we should consider breaking conformance with  
Namespaces in XML 1.0? I don't think that's a good idea.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 12 October 2007 09:45:40 UTC

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