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From: Jon Phillips <jon@rejon.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 23:43:13 -0700
To: SVG List <www-svg@w3.org>
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Hello,

I'm wondering how the discussion between OASIS and this group proceeded
with relationship to the OpenDocument format and SVG? The Inkscape and
Open Clip Art Library communties are being asked about support for the
new OpenDocument format and are curious what happened?

We are in favor of SVG (obviously) and hope that the OpenDocument format
isn't too much of a reinvention of the wheel. In the end, we will have
to support this format and want to make sure of the proper course of
action for our projects. How can we support SVG and this groups position
on the OpenDocument standard?

Please advise. Thanks!

Jon


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-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: MenTaLguY <mental@rydia.net>
> To: Jon Phillips <jon@rejon.org>
> Cc: Open Clip Art Library list <clipart@lists.freedesktop.org>,
> Inkscape Development Mailing List
> <inkscape-devel@lists.sourceforge.net>
> Subject: Re: [Inkscape-devel] SVG in OpenDocument
> Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2005 01:48:33 -0400
> 
> On Tue, 2005-07-12 at 16:07 -0700, Jon Phillips wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > Would anyone be interested in following up on the problems between the
> > OpenDocument format and SVG?
> 
> I brought it to the attention of the SVG WG leadership, and I believe
> they went as far as teleconferencing.
> 
> I have to assume either that the SVG WG decided that the OD use of the
> SVG namespace was acceptable, or that they weren't able to reach an
> agreement.
> 
> But, really, it's out of my hands at this point.  The final decision lay
> with the respective working groups.  And now at this point, I believe
> the standard's gone before the EU, and I think accepted.  So we're stuck
> with it as-is.
> 
> Go Europa.
> 
> -mental
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