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RE: 1.2 feedback: Streaming

From: Mikael Bourges-Sevenier <mikael@sevenier.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 17:22:10 -0800
To: "'Jon Ferraiolo'" <jon@ferraiolo.com>, <robin.berjon@expway.fr>, <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001f01c28f6a$1a376ae0$6502a8c0@merlin>

Hi Jon,

> It is important to ask what are the use-cases for streaming. 
> Long cartoons? Or just allowing the user to interact 
> immediately with a document while more detail is getting 
> downloaded? Something else? Some people in the printing 
> community want "streamable SVG" because they don't want to 
> have to create a DOM inside of a low-end printer. Personally, 
> I don't think long cartoons are the sweet spot for SVG in the 
> marketplace.

The first things that caught my attention were SVG cartoons and I spent
much time looking at interactive and animated SVG contents. I definitely
welcome more interoperability with SMIL and in general with other media
but, from a synthetic point of view, streamble SVG cartoons open up lots
of exciting possibilities. 

Kind regards,


> Jon
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-svg-request@w3.org [mailto:www-svg-request@w3.org] 
> On Behalf Of Robin Berjon
> Sent: Monday, November 18, 2002 10:09 AM
> To: www-svg@w3.org
> Subject: 1.2 feedback: Streaming
> Hi,
> the description of the streaming functionality is somewhat 
> short. One thing it doesn't state is whether the WG is only 
> considering push streaming, or if pull streaming (load on 
> demand) is also being investigated. Streaming also tends to 
> pull in other features such as the ability to control the 
> stream (skip forward, jump backwards...), and generally some 
> form of (possibly minimal) indexing facility to cut up the 
> document automatically into several small components.
> Has this been scoped or is this more in the "we'll think 
> about it later" stage?
> -- 
> Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
> Research Engineer, Expway
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