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Re: Binary-coded version of SVG?

From: Tayeb Lemlouma <Tayeb.Lemlouma@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 15:12:31 +0100
Message-ID: <1b9601c2e96a$961ddd60$0314c7c2@inrialpes.fr>
To: <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>, "Double Ye" <iamdoubleye@yahoo.com.cn>

Thank's Robin for your clear answer

> visual difference, and it does give better compression. I will very
probably be
> publishing a more complete description of this some time after our next
release
> is out (ie tomorrow if all goes well).

I'll be interested to read such publication. It will be nice to inform the
W3C SVG list when your publication will be ready.

Regards

Tayeb*
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WAM project
National Research Institute in Computer Science and Control (INRIA
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Robin Berjon" <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
To: "Tayeb Lemlouma" <Tayeb.Lemlouma@inrialpes.fr>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>; "Double Ye" <iamdoubleye@yahoo.com.cn>
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2003 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: Binary-coded version of SVG?


> Tayeb Lemlouma wrote:
> >>Are you working specifically in this area?
> >
> > This is a part of our work but not the only one. We are working in all
which
> > is related to the content adaptation and negotiation problem in
> > heterogeneous environments
>
> That's very interesting, I had no idea that the Inria was doing work in
this area.
>
> > You got the point. Personally I don't know any effort proper to SVG,
this is
> > an interesting problem to see if a specific binarization of SVG can be
more
> > optimized than existing XML binarizations.
>
> We have done work to develop SVG-specific codecs within BinXML. These
allow us
> to attain better compression levels on some parts of SVG, for instance on
paths.
>
> One interesting part of that research lead us to create lossy compression
codecs
> for SVG paths. I know that the idea of applying lossy compression to
vector
> graphics is a bit weird but it does in fact make sense in some cases. If
you're
> sending a highly refined drawing to a device that has a low resolution,
you can
> lose a good deal of precision on the points of your paths before it will
make a
> visual difference, and it does give better compression. I will very
probably be
> publishing a more complete description of this some time after our next
release
> is out (ie tomorrow if all goes well).
>
> --
> Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
> Research Engineer, Expway        http://expway.fr/
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