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Re: picture behaviors

From: Thierry MICHEL <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 18:49:46 +0200
Message-ID: <44BBBFAA.8000908@w3.org>
To: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
CC: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, public-webcgm-wg@w3.org

Lofton Henderson wrote:

Should we consider this comment as a Last Call comment ?
as it was not sent to the proper list.
> 
> At 03:18 PM 7/17/2006 +0200, Chris Lilley wrote:
> 
>> Hello public-webcgm-wg,
>>
>> SVG WG recently had some comments about the target attribute, which is
>> drawn from WebCGM 1 picture behaviors. The thread is at:
>>
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2006Jul/0031.html
>>
>> The commentor claims that what WebCGM and SVG do is different to what
>> HTML does - specifically with iframe.
>>
>> A quick review (and pointing out if I have misunderstood WebCGM picture
>> behaviors) would be helpful.
> 
> Let's put it on the Thursday telecon.  Everyone, please read and ponder 
> the issues raised in the thread.
> 
> I briefly note some history here:
> 
> 1.) WebCGM 1.0 1999 -- everything was *only* defined in terms of (X)HTML 
> frames (no objects, no iframes, etc);
> 2.) SVG borrowed and generalized to other presentational contexts;
> 3.) WebCGM 2.0, in response to a reviewer comment, followed SVG lead by 
> generalizing the presentational contexts (May 2006), to be more "CDF 
> friendly".
> 
> That said, I myself have not carefully thought through all the 
> scenarios, in the 2.0 generalized contexts, in all of the permutations 
> and combinations.  I doubt many in the WebCGM community have done so, as 
> this was driven less by constituent use cases than by our attempts to 
> align more smoothly with other W3C technologies.
> 
> Chris, I hope you can be at the Thursday telecon?  You have probably 
> thought more carefully about it in SVG-like generality (I recall that 
> there have been past SVG discussions).
> 
> Cheers,
> -Lofton.
> 
> 
> 


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Thierry Michel
W3C
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