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Re: Input on the agenda

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 15:15:34 -0700
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-id: <35B1376A-9A65-4921-86E4-4F885EC0764A@apple.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>

On Mar 9, 2009, at 11:52 AM, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, Ian-
>
> Ian Hickson wrote (on 3/9/09 2:08 PM):
>> On Mon, 9 Mar 2009, Doug Schepers wrote:
>>> Ian Hickson wrote (on 3/9/09 2:53 AM):
>>> >
>>> >  ISSUE-37 (html-svg-mathml): Integration of SVG and MathML into  
>>> text/html
>>> >
>>> >      This is pending on a response from the SVG group.  
>>> Implementation work
>>> >      has been occurring in browsers, though, and this may become  
>>> a moot
>>> >      point if those ship.
>>>
>>> Can you expand on that?  We'd be interested in hearing details about
>>> specific implementation decisions in particular browsers.
>>>
>>> As you know, we have active participants from both Opera and  
>>> Mozilla in
>>> the SVG WG, so if you have any other information, we'd like to  
>>> take that
>>> into account.
>>
>> I don't think there are any implementations you don't know about;  
>> my point
>> is just that once the implementations start shipping, our options are
>> going to be considerably more constrained.
>
> Sorry, I wasn't clear... I didn't mean "which browsers?", I mean,  
> "which browsers are doing what?"  You may have more detailed  
> information about specific implementation decisions that vendors  
> have already made, which somehow escaped the notice of the SVG WG,  
> and we'd like to know how those decisions have been made, and who  
> made them, and bring those people and rationales into the  
> discussion.  Also, what shipping schedules are imminent?

Right now in WebKit we're holding off on SVG in HTML due to the  
uncertainly over the final spec. But I am personally concerned that it  
is taking so long to work the issues out and I think it would be  
regrettable if SVG in HTML missed the boat for HTML 5.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Monday, 9 March 2009 22:16:15 GMT

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