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The SVGDescElement interface corresponds to the <desc> element.


This interface also inherits properties from its parent, SVGGeometryElement.


This interface has no methods but inherits methods from its parent, SVGGeometryElement.


Specification Status Comment
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
The definition of 'SVGDescElement' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Removed the inheritance from SVGLangSpace and SVGStylable
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 (Second Edition)
The definition of 'SVGDescElement' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

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