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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: Streaming

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 11:31:07 -0000
Message-ID: <005c01c4d2e2$41f629f0$1301a8c0@Snufkin>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

"Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
> Jim Ley wrote:
>> What sort of problems do you forsee?  Yes rendering may not be able to be 
>> started due to some elements of it not being resolved, but that doesn't 
>> prevent the timeline from starting does it?
>
> Perhaps I misunderstand the point of the timeline, that being to provide 
> the user with some sort of time-varying view of the page.  If the user 
> ends up missing part (or all) of it because rendering could not be 
> started, that seems undesirable....

It depends on the use case of course, which is why it can be controlled with 
externalResourcesRequired AIUI.  If the information isn't important but 
getting the user seeing stuff, any stuff as soon as possible is desired, as 
long as when the resources are available they start at the appropriate 
timeline everything works.

Jim. 
Received on Thursday, 25 November 2004 11:31:18 UTC

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