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RE: Demo app and SVG 1.2 comments

From: Chris Peto <svgdev@resource-solutions.de>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 11:18:21 +0200
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Hi Kevin,

That is excellent!

I broke it by clicking in the box above "Greens, SVG, Windows".  You
will also notice that when going over it with the mouse you see NaN and
#IND everywhwere.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen/Regards
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-----Original Message-----
From: www-svg-request@w3.org [mailto:www-svg-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of Jim Ley
Sent: Sonntag, 24. Oktober 2004 13:11
To: www-svg@w3.org
Subject: Re: Demo app and SVG 1.2 comments




"Philippe Lhoste" <PhiLho@GMX.net> wrote in message 
news:417AA04A.3080709@GMX.net...
>
> Kevin Hughes wrote:
> >     Hello, everyone. I've made a small demonstration application, an

> > SVG color picker, which is my first foray into the world of SVG. You

> > can view it here:
> >
> >     http://www.kevcom.com/colorpicker/
>
> Wow, this is quite impressive, definitively not your average "Hello
> World!" application!...

I'm getting script errors in IE - safari may be swallowing these, I've
heard 
reports of the plugin on the mac doing so.

> > I can't get flattened submenus in the context (right-click) menu. 
> > The cursor style is not recognized. Background transparency doesn't 
> > work on Macs.
>
> Implementation issues.

Well the first about the context menu is a request for a feature, as
that's 
not an SVG feature at all.

> > Would be nice to use PHP instead of JS (via Parrot?).
>
> And Lua! And other people will want Python, Ruby, Perl, VBScript... 
> Basically a nice idea, but in practice quite a mess, as you would need

> a specific viewer to see a given SVG... Note that one could imagine a 
> viewer with pluggable language, but still
> messy: "to see my SVG, download this language extension"...

Internet explorer has a pluggable language, (I don't know of a php, but
perl 
python and more), everyone uses javascript, not because it's better, but

because it's ubiquitous.

> > It would be nice to get the color at a particular point.
>
> Already discutted recently on this very list.
> I can't remember the conclusion, if any...

It was in the last draft for raster images, I doubt there'll be a
procedure 
defined for defining a point and coluor for a vector image (vector
images 
don't have points, so therefore there's not a single colour)  I agree
that's 
a shame, but...

Jim. 
Received on Monday, 25 October 2004 09:25:55 UTC

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