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Re: SVG WG announces Last Call of SVG 1.2

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 09:49:59 +0000
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Cc: chairs@w3.org, www-svg@w3.org
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>


re: http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG12/binding.html#sXBL-introduction

could the second sentence be changed to read "sXBL allows developers 
and users to create re-usable...."

sXBL offers potential accessibility enhancements similar and hopefully 
improved on CSS*, it would be empowering if users were included in this 


Jonathan Chetwynd
http://www.peepo.co.uk     "It's easy to use"

*Doug Schepers wrote:

You brought up an interesting point on svg-dev. Should SVG1.2 allow 
users to
provide their own sXBL components, much as alternate CSS stylesheets 
can be
used for HTML pages? It's up to the UA implementors to do this, but I 
it's worth mentioning in the Spec. A user could provide their own sXBL
templates for known XML ontologies and models (like XForms or MathML or
whatever), which would help them render it in a manner more suitable for
their own needs. The authoring community could work to provide alternate
accessible sXBL; perhaps the Spec could talk abou how even the primary
author can provide several different components, each applicable to a
different need. This is a good feature from CSS that shouldn't be 
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