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Re: SVG Revision of HTML5 Proposal (ACTION-117)

From: Rob Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 00:23:48 -0400
Message-ID: <49C86054.60307@mozilla.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: public-html@w3.org, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On 3/24/09 12:06 AM, Doug Schepers wrote:
> I think you're misinterpreting the intent, sorry if we weren't clear. 
> "Requirements" there doesn't mean "requirements on the HTML WG"... 
> it's in the sense of "use cases and requirements" for what we see as 
> transitioning SVG from a strict-XML format to something with looser 
> syntax, given market conditions.

I am using the English definition of "requirement". For example, I don't 
see a problem with defining HTML Vector Graphics, a specification that 
would be based on SVG but make no compatibility claims.

> We aren't putting up straw men or playing games, 

Agree.

> we are trying to balance changes to SVG with the risks that that 
> brings, which is part of W3C consensus.

The W3C process doesn't have a special definition of consensus.

- Rob
Received on Tuesday, 24 March 2009 04:24:40 GMT

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