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Re: Draft TAG Finding: Consistency of Formatting Properties

From: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 13:13:50 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20020626131154.03abbaa0@172.27.10.30>
To: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

At 02:43 2002 06 27 +0900, Masayasu Ishikawa wrote:

>Hello,
>
>Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM> wrote:
>
>> In response to formattingProperties-19[1], I have published
>> "TAG Finding: Consistency of Formatting Property Names, Values, and Semantics"[2].
>> The TAG invites public comment on this draft finding.
>
>I agree with this draft finding, but the following example in
>section 1 [3] is bogus:
>
>  <html:div xmlns:html="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
>            font-family="serif"
>            font-size="18pt">
>     <html:p>Some HTML text</html:p>
>     <svg:svg xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
>        <svg:g transform="scale(0.5)">
>          <svg:text>Some SVG text</svg:text>
>          ...
>       </svg:g>
>     </svg:svg>
>  </html:div>
>
>There's no 'font-family' or 'font-size' attributes in XHTML. 

True, but I suspect Norm may have meant something like:

  <html:div xmlns:html="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
     style="font-family: serif;
            font-size: 18pt">

which, I would hope, is semantically the same thing and is
valid XHTML.

paul

> Put
>it the other way around, i.e. put XHTML inside SVG.  SVG does have
>those attributes.
>
>And please never say HTML when you refer to XHTML.
>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/ilist#formattingProperties-19
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/formatting-properties.html
>
>[3] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/formatting-properties.html#intro
>
>Regards,
>-- 
>Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
>W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
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