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Re: agenda+ SVG 2 Features and Approach

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 11:02:03 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTin1m19ry1X5oh+AZTdo6_5dsWGQmw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Williams <pwilliams@infotrustgroup.com>
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 3:29 AM, Paul Williams <pwilliams@infotrustgroup.com
> wrote:

> >>> Are people really trying to use SVG and then giving up because it
> doesn't have non-scaling stroke, or fancier gradients?
> Yes, for non-scaling stroke, at any rate.  I already have proof of concept
> without it, but I can’t push the concept to my team until this feature is
> added for parity with CGM (which, while also being a W3C standard is not
> uniformly implemented at all!).  I badly want to move away from a plug-in
> requirement in our tech pubs management and viewing systems – it has a ton
> of value for our customers.

Fair enough, but I think a more interesting question is why Web developers
aren't using SVG for applications where it already seems like a great fit,

"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
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