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

From: Antoine Quint <ml@graougraou.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 20:07:33 +0100
Message-Id: <C8727E7B-2E94-11D9-B4CA-000393D124C4@graougraou.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On 4 nov. 04, at 19:49, Ian Hickson 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.

Can you elaborate on how <canvas> makes dynamic graphics generation 
easier with a concrete example?

Antoine Quint <aq@fuchsia-design.com>
W3C Invited Expert (SVG and CDF)
SVG Consulting and Outsourcing

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