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Re: SVGt 1.2: processing invalid external URI references

From: Erik Dahlström <ed@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 11:47:59 +0200
To: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t8y9h9f7gqiacl@gnorps.palace.opera.no>

On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 11:35:56 +0100, Jonathan Chetwynd  
<j.chetwynd@btinternet.com> wrote:

> SVGt 1.2: processing invalid external URI references
> filed as bug 5594: http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=5593
> Please could the SVGWG address the issue raised in this bug?
> It seems this issue may lead to significant errors of understanding,
> if left unaddressed.
> my apologies once again if this matter has been resolved elsewhere

An invalid IRI per[1] is the same as an unsupported/unexpected attribute  
value[2], and the <image> element defintion for xlink:href says to not  
render the image at all[3].
The <use> element has the same wording for xlink:href as <image>.

Does this resolve your issue?

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/linking.html#ReferenceRestrictions
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/implnote.html#UnsupportedProps
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/struct.html#ImageElement

Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2008 09:48:37 UTC

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