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Re: SVG's mertis versus SMIL and Flash5

From: <Philip.Gonzales@dtn.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 11:48:45 -0600
To: Lance Dyas <ldyas@microimages.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFAFFC56C7.7525F57F-ON86256A00.0061A321@kavouras.com>

For item #3: Take a look at Flash Generator Developer Edition.  It allows
some pretty low-level programming in JAVA.

I agree that each of these technologies is filling a niche of its own.

  --  Philip G.



                                                                                                                    
                    Lance Dyas                                                                                      
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TOa2671644@aol.com wrote:

> Has anyone thoughts about the relative merits of the rival technologies:
SVG,
> SMIL, Flash5? I am interested in expressed views.
>
> I have written demos using all of these technologies, now, and have found
the
> following:
>
> 1. SVG has good interactive features, but limited audio (no streaming)
and
> security (source code is visible).

This visible source also allows it to be searched and categorized on the
internet

and is considered a feature ;-)

> 3. Flash5 has good security, audio and interactive features, but is
expensive
> and is not a programming language, and therefore we are limited to
> developments at Macromedia.

Flash 5s activescript scripting is approaching javascript in form and style
so
its
programmability is actually pretty good.
Received on Tuesday, 27 February 2001 12:51:13 GMT

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