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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: vector effects

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 19:51:55 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200411291951.iATJptN05169@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-svg@w3.org

> you (corporately) don't have the vision or resources to implement what the 
> market wants?

> Fifteen years ago, for most users, there was no perceived need for a Web 
> browser. Where would your line of thought have taken us (or failed to take us) 
Fifteen years ago, the market (in the sense of those people,
i.e. marketing departments, with money to pay for tools) wanted, and
already had, final form graphics tools and animation tools and it was
a rejection of market wants that resulted in the web.

Something similar to the modern commercial web may eventually have arisen
from the video on demand projects of the time, but I doubt that it would
have had such a rich variety of content providers.

The movement towards final form rich graphics for everything is actually
a regression to the state before the web.
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