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Re: [svg-developers] <use> an external file

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2004 02:18:20 +1100
To: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040106151820.GA18210@grorg.org>

On Tue 06 Jan 2004, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

> I would like to emphasise what a ridiculous hassle it is updating and 
> maintaining an SVG site where "<use> an external file" is not available
> Being in the process of making our site 
> http://www.peepo.co.uk/launch/index.svg accessible on a variety of 
> browsers.
> 
> This would appear to be a relatively minor technical problem to solve 

Unfortunately it is a very difficult technical problem :(
Probably one of the hardest bits of an SVG implementation (IMO).

> and should be essential in all SVG standards including tiny and 
> mobile....

The lack of CSS in Tiny makes it a little easier to do external <use>,
but we try to avoid all external references in Tiny.

Dean
Received on Tuesday, 6 January 2004 10:19:54 GMT

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