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Re: Lingua Franca of the Web - Will SVG replace HTML?

From: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 22:20:15 +0100
Message-ID: <3A6B528F.8DAA16FC@dyomedea.com>
To: "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>
CC: "'Sean B. Palmer'" <sean@mysterylights.com>, AndrewWatt2001@aol.com, www-talk@w3.org, www-html@w3.org
"Sean B. Palmer" wrote:
> 
> Text it the most important thing in the world, followed by graphics: 
> some people can't see graphics. 

"Charles F. Munat" wrote:
> 
> I don't think I'd go so far as to say that text is more important than
> graphics. That presumes a far more literate world than we currently have.
> 

Isn't this very argument a proof of the interest of SVG that is, unlike
the graphic formats we knew before, a graphic format that keeps text
stored as text and thus a good compromise between these two statements ?

Eric
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