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Re: SVG as Widget Icon

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 18:13:23 +0000
Message-ID: <b21a10670901301013m55f47863v121f0b82df0be426@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi Doug,
Thanks for the text. I've added it to the spec in the sections you suggested.

Kind regards,
Marcos

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 5:48 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> Hi, Marcos-
>
> Marcos Caceres wrote (on 1/29/09 12:51 PM):
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 5:28 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>>>>> If you would like me to work up proposed spec text, I could oblige you.
>>>>
>>>> That would be great! The relevant sections are:
>>>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#dependencies-on-other-specifications-and-file-formats
>>>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#custom-icons-and-default-icons
>
> I've attached some proposed wording for the sections you mentioned.  I
> hope this helps.
>
> Regards-
> -Doug Schepers
> W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
>
> =====================
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#dependencies-on-other-specifications-and-file-formats
> ======
> (Insert after File Formats list)
>
> <p>A widget user agent <em class="ct">may</em> support Scalable Vector Graphics conforming to any version of the specification, including <a href="#svg">[SVG]</a>, <a href="#svgtiny">[SVGTiny]</a>, or <a href="#svgtiny12">[SVGTiny12]</a>, for use as an icon or as content.</p>
>
>
> (Insert in references section)
>
> <dt><dfn id="svg">[SVG]</dfn></dt>
> <dd>Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.1 Specification. Jon Ferraiolo, 藤沢 淳, Dean Jackson. W3C Recommendation 14 January 2003</dd>
>
> <dt><dfn id="svgtiny">[SVGTiny]</dfn></dt>
> <dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/REC-SVGMobile-20030114/">Mobile SVG Profiles: SVG Tiny and SVG Basic</a></cite>. W3C Recommendation, 14 January 2003.</dd>
>
> <dt><dfn id="svgtiny12">[SVGTiny12]</dfn></dt>
> <dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-SVGTiny12-20081222/">Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Tiny 1.2 Specification</a></cite>. O. Andersson, R. Berjon, E. Dahlström, A. Emmons, J. Ferraiolo, A. Grasso, V. Hardy, S. Hayman, D. Jackson, C. Lilley, C. McCormack, A. Neumann, C. Northway, A. Quint, N. Ramani, D. Schepers, A. Shellshear. W3C Recommendation, 22 December 2008.</dd>
>
>
> =====================
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#custom-icons-and-default-icons
> ======
> (Insert after Default Icons table)
>
> <p>Note that implementations which allow the use of <em class="ct"><a href="#svg">[SVG]</a></em> as an icon format <em class="ct">may</em> display declarative animation, but <em class="ct">must not</em> execute scripts or interactivity defined within the icon file, for security purposes.  This is defined as the set of features intended for use of SVG as a dynamic image, corresponding to the <a href="#svgtiny">[SVGTiny]</a> profile, and to specific feature strings for <a href="#svg">[SVG]</a> ("http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/feature#SVG-static") and <a href="#svgtiny12">[SVGTiny12]</a> ("http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/feature/1.2/#SVG-animated").</p>
>
> <p><strong>Author requirement: </strong>authors using <em class="ct"><a href="#svg">[SVG]</a></em> as an icon format <em class="ct">may</em> create icons that use declarative animation, but <em class="ct">must not</em> rely upon script or interactivity within the icon file.</p>
>
> <h4 class="no-toc no-num" id="conformance-checker-behavior-4">Conformance checker behavior</h4>
>
> <p>If a CC encounters an icon in the <a href="#svg">[SVG]</a> format, it <em class="ct">may</em> warn the author if the icon includes script or interactive functionality.</p>
>
>
>



-- 
Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
Received on Friday, 30 January 2009 18:14:18 GMT

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