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Please put ideas for what it should look like here.
 
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Tree construction recovers from errors by closing the <svg> element.
 
Tree construction recovers from errors by closing the <svg> element.
  
== <ext> ==
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== Extensibility Element (<ext>) ==
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Moved to [[Extensions#Proposal_2:_Extensibility_Element_.28.3Cext.3E.29|Extensions]], since this is a potentially generic mechanism.
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''Make sure to [http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?%3Chtml%20lang%3D%22en%22%3E%0A%3Chead%3E%0A%09%3Ctitle%3EHTML%20Extensibility%20Test%3C%2Ftitle%3E%0A%0A%3C%2Fhead%3E%0A%3Cbody%3E%0A%09%3Ch1%20id%3D%22test_of_extensibility%22%3ETest%20of%20Extensibility%3C%2Fh1%3E%0A%09%3Cp%3EThis%20is%20a%20test%20of%20an%20extensibility%20point%20in%20text%2Fhtml%2C%20with%20a%20fallback%20mechanism.%3C%2Fp%3E%0A%09%0A%09%3Cext%3E%0A%09%09%3Cfallback%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cimg%20src%3D%22image%22%2F%3E%0A%09%09%3C%2Ffallback%3E%0A%09%09%3Csvg%20xmlns%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2000%2Fsvg%22%0A%09%09%20%20%20%20%20xmlns%3Axlink%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F1999%2Fxlink%22%0A%09%09%20%20%20%20%20width%3D%22100%25%22%20height%3D%22100%25%22%0A%09%09%20%20%20%20%20version%3D%221.1%22%3E%0A%0A%09%09%09%3Ctitle%3EMy%20Title%3C%2Ftitle%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Cdesc%3Eschepers%2C%2001-04-2008%3C%2Fdesc%3E%0A%09%09%09%3Ccircle%20id%3D%22circle_1%22%20cx%3D%2275%22%20cy%3D%2225%22%20r%3D%2220%22%20fill%3D%22lime%22%20%2F%3E%0A%09%09%3C%2Fsvg%3E%09%09%0A%09%3C%2Fext%3E%0A%0A%3C%2Fbody%3E%0A%3C%2Fhtml%3E test your proposals]... :-)''
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== <svg> as document element ==
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This is not a syntax proposal but I'd like to able to have SVG graphics in text/html without the need to wrap it inside HTML and without having implied <html>, <body>, etc. (I being Anne.)
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Rationale:
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* It's often easier to generate text/html documents than other types of documents (Live DOM Viewer, PHP)
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* It allows you to use text/html-style syntax for SVG graphics which makes authoring easy.
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* It makes creating graphics that use features from HTML and MathML easier.
  
 
<pre>
 
<pre>
<p>Hello world. <ext><svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" viewbox="0 0 10 10"><circle x="5" y="5 r="5" stroke="green"/></svg></ext> </p>
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<svg viewbox="0 0 10 10">
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  <circle x=5 y=5 r=5 fill=lime>
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  <foreignObject> <table><tr><td>1<td>2<tr><td>3<td>4</table> </foreignOBJECT>
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</svG>
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
  
(The <ext> element would have a name that doesn't clash with existing content. Inside you can use XML.)
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<font color="red">''It's not clear that authoring would be easier with looser error handling, and introduces the incompatibilities mentioned above. A safer approach would be to first introduce the more conservative syntax, then observe how it is used and specify from real-world use cases incrementally. It's also not clear how this is to be distinguished from SVG content with embedded HTML (MIME Type?)-Shepazu''</font>
 
 
Note that this is similar to IE's "XML islands" with the <xml> elementIt's believed that there are some conflicts with the <xml> element itself, since it creates a separate document that is tied to the <xml> element in the DOM.
 

Latest revision as of 16:07, 10 November 2012

This document is obsolete.

For the current specification, see: HTML Standard: SVG


Please put ideas for what it should look like here.

Each example should have a green circle, with an embedded HTML table, and should say how to handle tokeniser errors and tree construction errors.

Hardcoded element names

 <p>
   Hello world.
   <svg viewbox="0 0 10 10">
     <circle x=5 y=5 r=5 stroke=green>
     <foreignObject> <table><tr><td>1<td>2<tr><td>3<td>4</table> </foreignObject>
   </svg>
 </p>

Tokeniser recovers from errors by ignoring them and moving on.

Tree construction recovers from errors by closing the <svg> element.

Extensibility Element (<ext>)

Moved to Extensions, since this is a potentially generic mechanism.

Make sure to test your proposals... :-)

<svg> as document element

This is not a syntax proposal but I'd like to able to have SVG graphics in text/html without the need to wrap it inside HTML and without having implied <html>, <body>, etc. (I being Anne.)

Rationale:

  • It's often easier to generate text/html documents than other types of documents (Live DOM Viewer, PHP)
  • It allows you to use text/html-style syntax for SVG graphics which makes authoring easy.
  • It makes creating graphics that use features from HTML and MathML easier.
<svg viewbox="0 0 10 10">
  <circle x=5 y=5 r=5 fill=lime>
  <foreignObject> <table><tr><td>1<td>2<tr><td>3<td>4</table> </foreignOBJECT>
</svG>

It's not clear that authoring would be easier with looser error handling, and introduces the incompatibilities mentioned above. A safer approach would be to first introduce the more conservative syntax, then observe how it is used and specify from real-world use cases incrementally. It's also not clear how this is to be distinguished from SVG content with embedded HTML (MIME Type?). -Shepazu