Appendix A. Glossary

The primary references for SVG are the specifications available from In the following glossary definitions, SVG Spec. refers to the SVG 1.0 Specification ( and XML Spec. refers to the Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (2nd Edition) Recommendation (

Absolute Positioning—

Placing an element by means of x and y attributes relative to the point (0,0) in the current coordinate system, which, due to transformations, may not be the top-left corner.

See Also Relative Positioning—.


In the sense of the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), providing a high degree of usability for people with disabilities. See ...

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