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Re: [SVGMobile12] SVGSVGElement::createSVGMatrixComponents

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 10:02:31 +0200
Message-Id: <4BAEFCAB-E6F2-4AD0-8047-A8CB7C5C078F@expway.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: T Rowley <tor@cs.brown.edu>

On May 10, 2006, at 18:15, T Rowley wrote:
> On 5/9/06 5:35 AM, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> In this case it's a choice between one incompatibility and  
>> another. This specific API is what is supported by JSR-226, and  
>> the SVG WG is committed to being compatible with that. Ideally,  
>> JSR-226 would have been more compatible with Full 1.1, but  
>> unfortunately while that was largely made to happen, in some cases  
>> it wasn't possible. JSR-226 is a stable specification, and phones  
>> are already shipping with it. We therefore decline to make the  
>> change.
>
> I find it highly disappointing that the SVG WG places a higher  
> priority getting compatibility with JSR-226 than an earlier SVG  
> specification.

That is your reading, and it does not reflect reality. The  
coordination with JCP was long and difficult, and making such claims  
places unnecessary emphasis on a small thing that failed while  
forgetting about the vast majority of issues which were addressed.

-- 
Robin Berjon
    Senior Research Scientist
    Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Thursday, 11 May 2006 08:02:31 GMT

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