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Re: The 'image/svg+xml' Media Type

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 14:05:11 +0200
Message-ID: <4817423046.20020620140511@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org, "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>

On Wednesday, June 19, 2002, 3:20:42 PM, David wrote:

DW> From: Jim Ley [SMTP:jim@jibbering.com]

>> Given that conformant dynamic SVG applications must implement ECMAScript
>> that being the same is not IMO sufficient.

DW> If conformance requires scripting support, I would say that there is no 
DW> way that image/ is appropriate.

DW> Even PDF which, at least, used to have much less power than SVG with
DW> scripting, is an application/ format.

Yes, it is. But PDF is a document format, not just an image format.

DW> In addition, image/ implies relatively benign contents,

Can you cite a source for that?

DW> whereas, to me,
DW> scripting implies a whole future history of security breaches.

That depends on how it is defined.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Thursday, 20 June 2002 08:07:35 UTC

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