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Re: Why sXBL first and then XBL 2.0?

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 15:13:09 +0200
Message-ID: <41386DE5.2050606@annevankesteren.nl>
To: www-svg@w3.org

>> My question is: why making an SVG-specific version first and then a 
>> more general-purpose XBL specification, XBL 2.0?
> 
> Because a more general purpose one will take longer to make and require
> input from more groups. The idea is to transition the RCC over to sXBL
> so that the eventual XBL 2 is an upwards compatible superset of sXBL.

This contradicts with your next point, a bit.


>> Anything that will be defined here as sXBL will certainly also be in 
>> the more general XBL 2.0?
> 
> Yes - its to be a strict superset.

If it will be a strict superset, don't the other groups have to agree on 
what you have created now? Starting large and ending small (the SVG 
profile) will probably give better results.


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  Anne van Kesteren
  <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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