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Future plans for SVG Fonts and SVG (SMIL) Animation in browsers (Was: DOM4 not compatible with ACID3 tests)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 19:55:09 +0000 (UTC)
To: www-svg@w3.org
cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1109091948190.7754@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>

In discussing possible updates to the Acid tests, Jonas (below) and Anne 
brought up the issue of some SVG features that are currently tested by 
Acid3, and whether we should continue to test them.

On Thu, 8 Sep 2011, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> 
> Then there is of course the whole SVG Fonts thing. I'll defer to the SVG 
> WG here, but mozilla's opinion on SVG fonts is pretty well known I 
> assume?

I'm not closely involved in the SVG work. Can someone elaborate on the 
status of SVG Fonts and SMIL animation in terms of future plans for 
browser vendors? Are these features that are intended to be phased out?

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