> The SVG Tiny 1.2 Draft defines the attributes glyph-name, g1, and g2
> to be of the format
> which in the Basic Data Types section is defined as white space
> "A <list-of-strings> consists of a separated sequence of <string>s.
> String lists are white space-separated, where white space is defined
> as one or more of the following consecutive characters: "space" (U
> +0020), "tab" (U+0009), "line feed" (U+000A) and "carriage return" (U
> With comma separated lists kerning works in Apache Batik, the Adobe
> SVG Viewer, and (though not always correctly) in Opera, and from my
> understanding this behavior is standards compliant and should remain
> so for backwards compatibility.
> Other opinions?
I agree with your summary. At first glance, this seems like an
accidental incompatibility. I’ve raised
with the WG, which,
if agreed to, will result in an erratum being published for SVG Tiny 1.2.
Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/