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RE: What is wrong with SVG?

From: Jon Ferraiolo <jferraio@Adobe.COM>
Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2000 15:11:14 -0800
Message-Id: <200003062307.PAA08651@mail-345.corp.Adobe.COM>
To: "Arnold, Curt" <Curt.Arnold@hyprotech.com>
Cc: "'xml-dev@xml.org'" <xml-dev@xml.org>, "'www-svg@w3.org'" <www-svg@w3.org>
At 03:30 PM 3/6/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Jon, Thanks for the reply to xml-dev.  Could you address any reasons why:
>
>  <path d="M 100 100 L 200 200"/>
>
>Could not be represented as:
>
>  <path><d>M 100 100 L 200 200</d></path>
>
>at least as an alternative format. 

Curt,
I'll bring up to the SVG working group the possibility of offering an
alternative format such as you have described, but don't get your hopes up
as it is very late in the cycle and there is likely to be pushback against
having two formats for the same thing, which is often considered a bad
idea. (He ducks once again.)

Jon Ferraiolo
SVG Editor
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Received on Monday, 6 March 2000 18:10:38 GMT

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