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Re: [1.2T-LC] Comments and suggestions, mainly regarding the Linking section (ISSUE-2122)

From: Helder Magalh„es <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 16:42:25 +0100
Message-ID: <2a1ddf8a0810140842j18b7f533y38b949e47ee216ce@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

>> 9. Inconsistent usage of quotes and/or apostrophe in markup
> Yes, both single and double quotes are allowed in XML. [2]  In code,
> this is normally a simple matter of personal preference (I normally use
> single quotes in my code because it looks cleaner to me).  In cases like
> the examples above, it matters.  I agree that examples are clearer when
> only one quote-delimiter is used, and we do try to encourage the spec
> writers to use the double-quotes.  Going forward, we will make these
> consistent as we find them, but since it's merely editorial, we probably
> won't have time for this version of the spec.

Thank your for the enlightenment. I didn't found any proof for the
single-versus-double quote thing so the link is welcome. :-)

> This is a slightly different case, where the use of double vs. single
> quotes is a matter of convention to make specification keywords clear.
> Again, this is not strictly necessary, but we do strive for consistency.
>  In this case, we have already made a number of these corrections
> (compare SVG 1.2 Tiny to SVG 1.1 Full), but have probably missed quite a
> few.  It's not trivial to automate this, and it's a time-intensive task,
> so we will probably spend our time resolving more critical issues in
> this version, and continue to change these instances as we refine the
> spec for SVG 2.0 Core.

OK, even if leaving as-is is not a problem - of course critical issues
should be given more attention. ;-)

> Please let us know promptly whether or not this response is satisfactory
> to you.

Yes, it is satisfactory, thank you.

> Regards-
> -Doug Schepers


 Helder Magalh„es
Received on Tuesday, 14 October 2008 15:43:00 UTC

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