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Re: SVG 1.2 7 Streaming

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 13:11:37 +1000
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030604031137.GB10057@grorg.org>

On Fri, 09 May 2003, Jim Ley wrote:

> For the 2nd use case of streaming, I don't think the combination of
> scripting and streaming is acceptable, in large SVG documents which take
> considerable time to download and we want to provide animation (e.g. using
> the loadProgress event) are the exact same documents that would also want
> DOM access to the document that is rendered.  I would like a seperate class
> of viewer in the conformance requirements that does not discard the DOM
> references along the lines of the High Performance Dynamic SVG viewer of SVG
> 1.1, leaving those small footprint devices with the ability to discard
> easily identifiable.

This seems like a fair request to me.

However, what is the fallback behaviour when you give one of
these file to the chuck-it-away viewer? DOMExceptions? crash? nothing?

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