> My apologies if this issue has previously been dealt with here
> -- I'm quite new to SVG, let alone to this forum.
> I'm trying something rather straightforward: including an SVG
> file 'child.svg' in another one 'parent.svg'. Both files are
> located in the same directory of my local file system.
Moz don't support any means of doing this with markup yet. You could
possibly use XMLHttpRequest to fetch and parse the file, then insert it
into the parent's DOM.