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Detecting SVG-in-HTML capabilities

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 20:04:35 -0500
Message-ID: <da131fde0907221804p7b421b78u1d3c44c26c59883c@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Most browsers support inline SVG in XHTML (application/xhtml+xml).  No
browsers natively support SVG-in-HTML (text/html) though Firefox
sounds like it is getting closer.

Should there be a feature string defined in HTML5 for this capability
(i.e. specifically for supporting SVG-in-HTML-syntax) for use with
hasFeature [1]?  I'm concerned about fallback scenarios and for
preventing extra work for some libraries [2].


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/core.html#ID-5CED94D7
[2] http://berjon.com/hacks/force-svg/
Received on Thursday, 23 July 2009 01:05:25 UTC

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