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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: Streaming

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 17:52:58 -0600
Message-ID: <41ABB65A.4090403@mit.edu>
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Jim Ley wrote:
>> 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.

Can you name a reasonable use case in which you want the user to miss content?

Or put another way, is there a reason the default behavior is unreasonable?

> If the information isn't important

I'm sorry, but I have a hard time imagining that information would be 
unimportant... we're trying to present the information, no?  Or are we talking 
about different things?

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