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Re: SVG 1.2 General feedback

From: Vadim Plessky <plessky@cnt.ru>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 18:41:39 +0300
To: Thomas E Deweese <thomas.deweese@kodak.com>, Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-Id: <200211181841.41445.plessky@cnt.ru>

On Monday 18 November 2002 5:37 pm, Thomas E Deweese wrote:
|  >>>>> "JL" == Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com> writes:
|  JL> 2.1 A default rendering would be very nice, it's not always
|  JL> desirable to spend time developing a UI widget, and it is best for
|  JL> understanding if we can have consistency between different
|  JL> applications where it's appropriate.  I also like the idea that
|  JL> there's a stable default rendering that users who don't understand
|  JL> a particular authors scheme can "switch to"
|      It doesn't come across well in the draft, but the largest issue
|  here is that this pushes the WG to develop software.  This is not
|  something that is generally the domain of standards organizations.
|  Who will develop and perhaps more importantly maintain the default
|  implementation?  Handle bug reports, etc.  Obviously, if the question
|  is a simple do you want to have a default rendering or always have to
|  write your own the answer will always be give me a default rendering
|  (after all I can then decide not to use it).  But the real question is
|  do you want the resources of the working group devoted to the writing
|  of an SVG widget set or any of a number of competing issues?

What kind of widgets you are speaking about?
SVG -based User Interface (Widgets, Window Decorations, etc.) is in my plans, 
but I would like to see capable renderer (available as Open-Source) first.
Xr/Xc, together with libsvg and librxsvg, are very promising technologies, but 
those libs are not ready yet.

Kind Regards,
Best Regards,

Vadim Plessky
SVG Icons
Received on Tuesday, 19 November 2002 06:34:10 UTC

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