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

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 23:33:55 +1100
Message-Id: <F511986D-2F26-11D9-A2F5-000393B3CA5E@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>


On 5 Nov 2004, at 23:24, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

> Dean,
>
> I'm thrilled by your reposte. However doesn't it seem clear that a 
> vocabulary of 'circle' is somewhat limited?

Not if you are talking about a circle, which was the example :)

However, I get your point. This is a major reason why we started
work on RCC (replaced by sXBL) a few years ago. We wanted to provide
the highest possible level of semantics and accessibility in the 
document,
and use SVG as a display/interaction layer.

This is possible with <canvas> as well, but it is still the case that
half of the model is inaccessible and semantically void (and to continue
the rant, the <canvas> api doesn't really allow you to work out which
part of the graphics needs updating, forcing you to either implement
a dirty-region algorithm in each document, or redraw everything 
everytime).

> I've created an rdf gui schema, at http://www.peepo.co.uk,
> but it's still not clear to me how this could be used within SVG to 
> respond to queries.
>
> in fact it's got that bad that I had a morning nightmare recently, 
> imagining that all that redundant DNA code was RDF
> the phenotype being SVG demonstrated as if you didn't know. so you can 
> see that my understanding at least is somewhat lacking ~:"
>
> do we have any working examples?

Have you looked at sXBL? It's similar to RCC so you could download
the Adobe v6 preview and play around.

Dean
Received on Friday, 5 November 2004 12:34:02 UTC

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