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Re: Feedback on SVG 1.2

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 11:04:22 +0200
Message-ID: <3F336796.4040503@expway.fr>
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

Jim Ley wrote:
> The only situation I would want SVG WG to define UA controls would be in
> situations where they are OS/Window manager native ones, since the biggest
> problem I have with web-applications, is having to define my own behaviour
> which may differ to what the user is used to.

Have you looked at the new CSS property 'appearance'?[0] As specified it is 
almost completely unusable by SVG, but would something similar help?

> In a related way Mozilla has defined its own behaviour so it is different to
> every other application I use, this makes it almost completely unusable to
> me

And I hate the way those silly OSs don't use Mozilla's ui behaviours :) This is 
one of the parts where "native" becomes difficult. Taking a plugin running 
inside Mozilla, on windows. Which look and feel does it pick? I'd expect 
Mozilla, you'd expect windows.


Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Research Engineer, Expway        http://expway.fr/
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Received on Friday, 8 August 2003 05:28:44 UTC

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