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Re: dropping contentStyleType and contentScriptType

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2012 21:56:40 -0700
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120520045640.GA11891@crum.dbaron.org>
On Saturday 2012-05-19 13:00 +1000, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> In SVG 1.1, the contentStyleType="" attribute can be placed on an
> <svg> element to indicate the styling language in use in any
> style="" attributes in that subtree.  The spec says:
> Similarly you can place contentScriptType="" on <svg> to indicate
> the scripting language in any event handler attributes.  There's no
> wording currently about dropping this attribute, but I have never
> seen anyone use it to specify anything other than JavaScript, and
> HTML also does not support a feature like this.  I propose we drop

Just for the record, HTML4 does have this feature:
though I don't see it in HTML5.

I have no opinion on dropping it.


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