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   Re: [xml-dev] XLINK support in browsers

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Razvan MIHAIU wrote:
> Support for simple links in Amaya is broken. For example the 
> xlink:show attribute is completely ignored. Mozilla support for this is 
> better ?

I could look it up, but you can do some research in bugzilla.mozilla.org 
yourself ;-)

>> This doesn't work within XHTML though and within SVG you can only 
>> apply it to svg:a elements at the moment, not to all elements.
>    I guess nothing will change here since Mozilla development has frozen.

Nonsense. You are talking about the Mozilla Suite, I am not. Before 
jumping to conclusions about Mozilla it might be wise to invest some 
time to found out how it actually works. (Firefox is based on the 
Mozilla Platform, for example. Just like various other Mozilla-based 

> I think that we should look into the direction of Firefox but I do 
> not have any hope that FF will implement those features soon. Currently, 
> FF 1.01 does not support simple links.

Really? What is your testcase for that? It works for me.

> FF tries to be a 'mainstream' 
> browser, so, implementing features that are not used by any site I know 
> cannot be on their priority list.

By any site *you* know? As I said, Firefox is based on the Mozilla 
Platform on which lots of features are implemented that are not used by 
sites that exist on today's web. Like support for the 'outline' CSS 
property or counters from CSS. (Both very recently implemented.) Or the 
XForms extension of Firefox, SVG support... Not sure what you are 
talking about.

  Anne van Kesteren


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