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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 18:49:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411041844540.8631@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 4 Nov 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> 
> Are you saying it would be a bad idea to add more graphical elements to 
> HTML?

The only valid use case I can think of for graphical elements in HTML is 
things like dynamic stock graphs, maps, and the like. Dynamic stock graphs 
are easiest done with something like Apple's <canvas>; dynamic maps are 
easiest done using embedded SVG fragments. Both of these are, today, done 
using server-side script-generated bitmaps.

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