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Re: mail clients

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2007 10:03:10 +0000
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Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: Antoine Quint <ml@graougraou.com>

Antoine,

I obviously can't speak for Apple as the product isn't available.

regarding thunderbird and Opera, neither displays svg attachments  
inline.

I have filed bugs here:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=366126
bug-246370@bugs.opera.com
Apple bug #4912172

and would appreciate comments

bug report:

Opera/Thunderbird/Safari supports SVG natively
could svg code and attachments display inline?

this could be a considerable enhancement for everyone.
But particularly for people with low literacy who prefer  
illustrations or
symbols with their text.

web examples include http://www.peepo.co.uk and http://www.peepo.com

there have been attempts to develop specialist email clients for  
symbol users
in the past.


regards

Jonathan Chetwynd



On 5 Jan 2007, at 18:47, Antoine Quint wrote:


On 5 janv. 2007, at 19:42, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

> Are there any mail clients that natively supports SVG?
>
> on OS X?

An unproven guess is that Thunderbird would qualify as it's based on  
Gecko, same for Opera's email client. And with my fingers crossed,  
I'll say that Mac OS X 10.5's built-in email client will too, if  
Apple does turn on their SVG code in WebCore by then.

Antoine
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