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Re: Tinier SVG

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 11:09:40 -0500
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <r01050400-1021-7ADA7022F7EB11D69E4A0003937A08C2@[]>

chris@w3.org (Chris Lilley) writes:
>SSL> Why are you still arguing ad absurdio?
>Why is it that the things you suggest could be removed are feedback
>and the things I say could be removed are 'ad absurdio'?  The things I
>suggested could all be removed, would reduce code footprint, and would
>have a variety of side effects. Furthermore, many of them were first
>suggested by others, not myself.

"remove all text and just draw pictures of the characters" does seem
completely absurb given the difficulty of drawing pictures of characters
in an SVG framework.  Some of the others were sensible, but you seemed
intent on driving to pretty much zero.

>Ah, so you are not suggesting it, then. Great, thanks for the
>clarification. That means it is no longer my job to challenge your
>assertion, and I can get on with work.

Sounds good.  We've wasted enough time in this discussion already.

Simon St.Laurent - SSL is my TLA
http://simonstl.com may be my URI
http://monasticxml.org may be my ascetic URI
urn:oid: is another possibility altogether
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