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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: vector effects

From: Craig Northway <craign@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 11:59:51 +1100
Message-ID: <41ABC607.3010004@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, www-svg@w3.org

Ian,

Ian Hickson wrote:

>On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Craig Northway wrote:
>  
>
>>>>This has a number of problems.
>>>>
>>>>- It makes it much harder to use tools like XSLT.
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>>>>
>>>That's an XSLT limitation, and should not restrict the SVG group from 
>>>making a good quality language.
>>>      
>>>
>>I think that making a good language would include making one that can be 
>>operated on easily by existing tools. I think that complex attribute 
>>syntaxes should be avoided because they significantly increase 
>>implementation complexity.
>>    
>>
>
>I honestly don't see that a complex element structure is better than a 
>complex attribute syntax.
>  
>
I think that an element structure in this case is better than a complex 
attribute syntax because it shares a significant similarity with the 
filter effects feature.

Craig
Received on Tuesday, 30 November 2004 01:00:24 UTC

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