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RE: svg

From: Josh Zeidner <jmz_phylogenic@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 10:30:09 EDT
Message-ID: <20000623143009.99604.qmail@hotmail.com>
To: BCava@maptech.com, www-svg@w3.org

Hi,

   A decendant?  Maybe a relative would be a better term.  They are 
definately similar- but not necessary compatible.  As for the future of VML, 
I would definately go with SVG: most of the features of VML will be 
supported in SVG and SVG has more market inertia.

  -Josh Zeidner


>Thank you kindly for your response!
>
>So would you say that is SVG a descendent of VML? Is there any 
>documentation
>on w3.org that compares the two? I've been developing a few apps that
>generate dynamic images using VML and need to know if I should continue in
>this direction, or drop it and go to SVG? I guess I'm looking for a little
>bit more technical explanation on the differences?
>
>Again, I thank you for your response.
>Bill
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Josh Zeidner [mailto:jmz_phylogenic@hotmail.com]
>Sent: Friday, June 23, 2000 9:56 AM
>To: BCava@maptech.com; www-svg@w3.org
>Subject: Re: svg
>
>
>
>howdy Bill,
>
>   Simple: the requirements for VML changed so drastically, the work done
>already was incompatible, so a new acronym was forged : SVG.  Then 
>everybody
>
>lived happily ever after.
>
>-Josh Zeidner
>
>
>
> >Greetings,
> >
> >I scoured the SVG Overview at the following URL,
> >http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/Overview.htm8
> >and still couldn't find an answer to my question. So, I pass my query to
> >you.
> >
> >What's the difference between SVG and VML?
> >http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-VML
> >
> >Many thanks in advance,
> >Bill
> >bcava@maptech.com
> >
>
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