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Re: last call?

From: Josh Zeidner <jmz_phylogenic@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 17:02:04 EDT
Message-ID: <20000717210204.370.qmail@hotmail.com>
To: lwfry@bbnow.net, www-svg@w3c.org

BTW- if any company is trying to sabotage the SVG community's efforts it 
would be Macromedia.  Please refer to the current activity at 
www.egroups.com at svg-developers forum.  Thanks, Josh Zeidner ( Brooklyn 
Media Labs, LLC. )


>Dear svg org,
>
>When is svg expected to be a w3c recommendation? This standard has been
>moving at a snails pace recently, and the release of two successive "last
>call" specs is disheartening for those of us relying on the new standard.
>
>Because the standard has "missed" the development window for new versions 
>of
>ie and netscape, the wide use of svg will be postponed by at least 2 years.
>I believe that major players such as Microsoft and Adobe orchestrated this
>delay so that they could squeeze more profit out of their non-svg graphics
>software, and the w3c has been duped into this gambit.
>
>What can you say to dissuade me?
>
>
>Regards,
>
>Lawrence
>

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