Re: Some thoughts on DOM 2.0, Simpler

On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 10:39 PM, Doug Schepers<> wrote:
> However, I will note that since SVG is so attribute-heavy, many if not most
> elements will not require child content, especially if you aren't using
> SMIL, so I think the insertion constructors are still extremely useful, so
> I've kept them in.

I think they are useful yes.

But <g>, <a>, <text>, <tspan>, <textPath>, <filter> and <font> all
depend on child content, not to mention <title> and <desc> for any

In fact, one might go as far as to say that anything but basic shapes
and paths depend on child content, so it's not just "SMIL" :P

(to be read as if spoken by The Simpson's Comic Book Guy)


Received on Monday, 27 July 2009 05:20:26 UTC