Re: GetSVGDocument interface

On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 06:54:09 +0200, Cameron McCormack <>  

> Do we need to keep this interface, which has the getSVGDocument() method  
> on it, and which was intended to be implemented on interface like  
> HTMLObjectElement?  It's entirely redundant with contentDocument. Unless  
> people think content is using it, we should drop it. hints that there is some  
usage, but the interface is marked as being deprecated in SVG 1.1 Second  
Edition [1]. I think in particular for embed elements there were browser  
inconsistencies with contentDocument (in the past at least) that may have  
pushed people towards using getSVGDocument.

Anyway, I think we should remove getSVGDocument from SVG2.


Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
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Received on Tuesday, 21 August 2012 07:28:01 UTC