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Re: SVG - A thought

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 00:25:53 +0100
Message-ID: <3C212201.6010603@pinkjuice.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org
Vadim Plessky wrote:


> I know. And it seems they [Adobe] also progressed not too far


but very far ;)

> - some key 
> parts of the puzzle are still missing.


I'd say ~ 10% is missing only.
http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/Test/BE-ImpStatus


> Certanly, Adobe can't do everything. I still wonder why they try to expand to 
> some not-clear-yet markets.


??? What's unclear about a vector graphics market, an open XML based 
format, authoring tools, a viewer, demos that clearly show the 
usefulness of all this etc.

> Their key product is Photoshop, and they should 
> focus on key products in order to protect their market share, especially in 
> current economic conditions.


hmmm. Do they not support Photoshop enough?


> And it should support sound, too (which is not supported by Adobe plugin at a 
> moment)


But it is.


> IIRC someone of KSVG developers suggested that KSVG should support sound via 
> ARTS - than everything will work very smooth and sound will be of very high 
> quality.


What's KSVG and ARTS? URLs?

http://conferences.oreillynet.com/cs/os2001/view/e_sess/1875 ?
http://www.arts-project.org/doc/mcop-doc/artsd-faq.html ?


Tobi


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