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Re: Google pages

From: Rick <graham.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 18:57:55 -0500
Message-ID: <18569e000603211557x50c85e3el461a56509879cc59@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>
Cc: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-svg@w3.org

Thanks Chris :)

On 3/21/06, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
>
> On Tuesday, March 21, 2006, 11:40:31 PM, David wrote:
>
> >> Please help me convince them to change this this by suggesting to
> >> Google that they target support for SVG images, or complaining loudly
>
> DW> I think your efforts would be better directed at Microsoft.  Until there
> DW> is a reasonable chance of ordinary PC users being able to the view the
> DW> images, it may well be reasonable for Google to discourage their use.
>
> Ordinary PC users using Opera, Firefox, Safari, or Konqueror already can.
>
> DW> You generally need your own web server if you are going to content
> DW> negotiate.
>
> Google have their own web server and are quite capable of either server-side content negotiating, or of doing a server-side rasterisation and generating the client-side cntent negotiation markup
>
> <object data="foo.svg>
>  <img href="foo.png" alt="a foo"/>
> </object>
>
> I have contacted the Google AC rep, who is looking into it.
>
>
> --
>  Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
>  Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
>  W3C Graphics Activity Lead
>  Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
>
>
>


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Cheers!
Rick
Received on Tuesday, 21 March 2006 23:57:59 GMT

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