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Re: Identical rendering? [was Re: SVG 1.2 General feedback]

From: Vadim Plessky <plessky@cnt.ru>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 19:32:55 +0300
To: Vincent Hardy <vincent.hardy@sun.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-Id: <200211221932.55264.plessky@cnt.ru>

Hello Vincent!

On Friday 22 November 2002 6:17 pm, Vincent Hardy wrote:
|  Hello Vadim,
|
|  Vadim Plessky wrote:
|  > [...]
|  >
|  > |  > Java will die in 6-12 months, unless Sun finally change its mind
|  > |  > and make Java Open-Source.**  So, it's not good idea IMO to use
|  > |  > product based on close-to-death technology.
|  > |  >
|  > |  > ** C# will eat Java's lunch, as Sun is a way behind Microsoft with
|  > |  > marketing experience, and Java has no advanatges over C#.
|  > |
|  > |  People on this list usually have constructive discussions. Derogatory
|  > |  statements do not help making progress and heated comments on Java
|  > | are not helping the SVG 1.2 specification.
|  >
|  > I believe our discussion *is* constructive.
|  > I expressed my opinion that SVG can be used as an replacement for
|  > PS/PDF. And several people agreed with me.
|  > Note that it was not _me_ who mentioned Batik, it was another person.
|  > And I expressed my opinion on Batik (see above). What's wrong with that?
|  >
|  > So far, I haven't seen any "heated comments" on Java.
|  > I hope you do not take comments on Java _personally_, just because you
|  > employed by Sun?..
|
|  Of course not. But because I am employed by Sun does not mean I can't
|  express my opinion either. I consider your comments heated and
|  derogator, you don't. That's fine, that is freedom of expression, I
|  think we'll agree on that!

ok, thanks for clarification, I feel myself happy now !  :-)

|
|  Cheers,
|  Vincent.

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Best Regards,

Vadim Plessky
SVG Icons
http://svgicons.sourceforge.net
Received on Friday, 22 November 2002 11:39:21 GMT

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