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Re: Grid In 1.2?

From: Jean-Claude Dufourd <jean-claude.dufourd@enst.fr>
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2004 10:31:05 +0200
Message-ID: <40E911C9.507@enst.fr>
To: Doug Schepers <doug@schepers.cc>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

Doug Schepers wrote:

>I am not calling for an extensive widget system, which has far too many
>variables to deal with, and which I believe to be outside the scope of the
>SVG Spec. But having the basic functionality for grid layout is not only
>appropriate, IMO, but would increase adoption of SVG through ease of
>authoring. Perhaps it could be designed in such a way as to be extended 
>
>I've had conversations with several people about this issue, and we have
>some fairly simple proposals for mechanisms. The most basic uses syntax much
>like HTML tables, and even something like that, familiar to many authors,
>would suffice for now. Other people suggested the Grid Bag Layout of Java.
>If you are interested in further thoughts or alternate mechanisms, please
>let me know. 
>  
>
I second that motion.
Grid Bag Layout (with full parameters) may be overkill, though.
Best regards
JC
Received on Monday, 5 July 2004 04:31:10 UTC

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