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Re: SVG - A thought

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 04:26:05 -0500 (EST)
To: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
cc: <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0112190425040.14847-100000@tux.w3.org>
Yes, I agree. Or a browser that understands SVG really natively, like Amaya
is working towards, and Mozilla might.



On Wed, 19 Dec 2001 AndrewWatt2001@aol.com wrote:

  In a message dated 19/12/01 07:56:38 GMT Standard Time, charles@w3.org

  >   That's true.
  >   I think SVG-Core is what we need in order to make SVG mainstream.
  >   It's really stupid to use 10MB "plugin" just to draw rectangle or circle
  > on
  >   the web page. All browsers (absolute minimum: MS IE and Netscape) should
  >   support such primitives, and complete SVG specification is obviously too
  >   *fat* for this.


  I guess it is much less stupid to use a 2.303MB plugin which is the actual
  size of the Adobe SVG Viewer version 3.0 download.

  Andrew Watt

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