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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: Detailed last call comments (all chapters)

From: Denis Bohm <denis@fireflydesign.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 19:03:09 -0800
Message-ID: <005701c4c21a$f58af780$71307f42@DRAGONFLY>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Doug Schepers" <doug@schepers.cc>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

> In any case, using SVG for user interfaces seems like a misuse of SVG,
> since SVG is a graphics language, not a user interface language. A user
> interface language needs to be usable in any context -- high definition
> widescreen video output, low-resolution small screen handheld devices,
> speech-based user agents, braille displays, TVs, to name but a few.

>From the SVG charter:
" This additional work will mean that the graphics in Web documents will be
smaller, faster, more interactive, and be displayable on a wider range of
device resolutions from small mobile devices through office computer
monitors to high resolution printers. "

SVG is intented for "interactive" applications (user interfaces) and also
intented for "a wider range of device resolutions".
Received on Thursday, 4 November 2004 03:04:49 UTC

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