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Re: SVG12: currentTime vs SVG 1.1

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 17:35:21 +0100
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <8af5r19fl6i51r7odnqkpm7ide35mvas5d@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Robin Berjon wrote:
>You wrote:
> > SVGSVGElement.currentTime attribute is incompatible with SVG 1.1
>This was changed to be an attribute to be more consistent with the  
>rest of the IDL and have lower implementation cost for languages that  
>don't require getters and setters. Its addition does not introduce a  
>conflict with SVG 1.1, and therefore the draft was not changed.

The implementation cost for viewers that should support SVG 1.1 and SVG
Tiny 1.2 content is increased as they would have to support two methods
and a new attribute rather than just the two methods, and script authors
who would like to write their content such that it works in both SVG 1.1
and SVG Tiny 1.2 implementations will have to write multiple code paths
in order to use this facility, so this is not acceptable to me.
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