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RE: svg

From: Leonard Rosenthol <leonardr@lazerware.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 10:33:15 -0400
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To: Bill Cava <BCava@maptech.com>, "'Josh Zeidner'" <jmz_phylogenic@hotmail.com>
Cc: "'www-svg@w3.org'" <www-svg@w3.org>
At 10:19 AM -0400 6/23/00, Bill Cava wrote:
>So would you say that is SVG a descendent of VML?

	More like a step-child.  SVG has MUCH more in common with 
PGML (the Adobe vector recommendation) than VML (Microsoft's rec), 
but SVG does include a number of features of VML not present in PGML, 
but the syntax of SVG is MUCH closer to PGML.

>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?

	Drop it and to go SVG!

	VML is ONLY supported by Microsoft IE for Windows, while SVG 
is an open standard and viewers are available for many platforms and 

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