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Re: Multiple splash screen dimensions

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:13:14 +0000
To: Brian LeRoux <brianl@adobe.com>
Cc: Wesley Hales <whales@redhat.com>, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com>, "public-native-web-apps@w3.org" <public-native-web-apps@w3.org>, Brian LeRoux <brian.leroux@nitobi.com>
Message-ID: <6C0FB56F0C2B4C678249607D4344B23C@marcosc.com>


On Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Brian LeRoux wrote:

> drawing back to earlier conversations I'm tempted to say the spec should call for SVG and the implementations should sort out the device target rendering...

I think that is too much to ask for SVG… I'm a bit out of the design scene, but I think hardly any graphic designers (and the software they use) use SVG. Also, as you pointed out, SVG support on devices is limited and probably suffers from the same drawbacks as drawing HTML (slow to boot a renderer). Image rendering is presumedly much faster because you don't need to build a DOM, set up a scripting env. etc...   
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