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Re: svg degrades to gif/jpg

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2001 18:57:38 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20011221.185738.41660274.mimasa@w3.org>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, www-svg@w3.org
Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru> wrote:

> It's a pity that correct (according to [4]) mimetype for SVG is not listed in 
> HTML4 specification. (I was making my assumption basing on HTML4 
> specification) 
> Obviously, SVG was somewhat ignored in this W3C recommendation:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224

Simply because SVG did not exist at all when HTML 4.0 became
a Recommendation in December 1997, and it was still in its early
stage of development when HTML 4.01 became a Recommendation in
December 1999.

>  [MIMETYPES]
> List of registered content types (MIME types). Download a list of registered 
> content types from ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/iana/assignments/media-types/.
> ~ ~ ~
> 
> Now I just wonder how many web masters in fact downloaded [MIMETYPES] from 
> the URL above, and wether latest changes you have menetioned were reflected 
> in that document.

The list was last updated on 16 October 2001, and 'image/svg+xml' will
be added as soon as it's officially registered.

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Friday, 21 December 2001 04:57:56 GMT

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