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Re: svg degrades to gif/jpg

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 10:07:49 -0500 (EST)
To: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>
cc: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0112191004010.9466-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, Vadim Plessky wrote:

> I just wonder why people want to support non-standard type="image/svg+xml"

"Standard" ????

> If you want to support Netscape Navigator 4.x than you have to use IMG.
> Otherwise, recent Mozilla/Netscape 6.x build have rather good support for 
> OBJECT. So if you can afford to force all users of your web site to upgrade 
> to Mozilla or Netscape 6.2 (on Windows platform, or on Mac), than better use 
> OBJECT.

BUT, what about the millions of non windoz or mac users, or those who
don't have ability/resources/computer power/desire to upgrade

that is the problem with setting "Standards" then tend to be based on
state of the art rather than "what the most can use"

and while talking about "Sales" etc remember much of the internet is still
not "coorporate" designed 

Bob



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