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Re: SVG's mertis versus SMIL and Flash5

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 12:04:13 -0500
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To: www-svg@w3.org
At 12:00 AM -0500 2/27/01, TOa2671644@aol.com wrote:
>Has anyone thoughts about the relative merits of the rival technologies: SVG,
>SMIL, Flash5? I am interested in expressed views.
>

>1. SVG has good interactive features, but limited audio (no streaming) and
>security (source code is visible).
>

I consider that a feature, not a bug. The Web might never have 
happened if not for "View Source"
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