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Re: svg degrades to gif/jpg

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 18:36:04 -0500 (EST)
To: Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0112191831460.10032-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Vadim Plessky wrote:

> On Wednesday 19 December 2001 15:07, Access Systems wrote:
> |   On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, Vadim Plessky wrote:
> |   > 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
> I thought that Lunux users are more computer-literate, and don't need extra 
> support :-)

not talking about the more enlightened folks but those who for one reason
or another cannot upgrade or chose to run basic systems

> Mozilla on Linux supports same features as Mozilla for Windows. Therefor, 
> OBJECT tag is supported.
> It's also supported by Konqueror.

right, but not by minicom

> most people can use P/400Mhz, with 128MB of RAM - as it really costs nothing 
> nowdays.

most people IN THE USA maybe but this is a WORLD wide web.  can't say that
enough, the third world is lucky to be able to get an old 386 third hand,
and they may actually NEED what is on the web more than the rest of us.


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