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Re: Use Cases for The <canvas> Element

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 11:02:40 +0100
Message-ID: <46B05A40.9040606@cam.ac.uk>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Doug Schepers wrote:
>>>>> Plus, as my examples showed, it's already being widely used.
>>>> If that's an argument, then clearly the need for native SVG is 
>>>> stronger than
>>>> that for <canvas>, as Karl listed more examples.
>>> Yes, SVG in HTML has been discussed as a possibility in the past on 
>>> the whatwg mailing list.  It's just not particularly easy considering 
>>> issues like parsing requirements, namespaces, etc.
> I think that there is a lack of will to integrate SVG into HTML, not a 
> serious technical issue.  As Sam Ruby has pointed out, the namespace 
> issue is hardly insurmountable.

FWIW my perception is that there are enough people interested in making this 
happen that the issue will be seriously addressed at some point even if is not 
appealing to everyone.

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