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Re: Proposal: Nesting SVG Graphics Elements

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:59:30 -0800
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDA6ZRh38B44F0BC_06YzEVZ_XfQSg-nV9cDZzOJT-uP5w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "steve@fenestra.com" <steve@fenestra.com>, SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
do you think extending the box model to SVG will make it faster to render?
As soon as you allow <rect><text>..</text></rect>, people are going to want
that rect to fit the text.

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 9:45 PM, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:

> Rik Cabanier:
>  I think that there is a schism in the SVG group.
>> Some people want high level concepts like markers and connectors that
>> provide rich content, needs complex specs and are slow to render; other
>> people want to see the language as lean as possible with a small spec so
>> UA's can spend their time on making it faster.
> I think this is a false dichotomy.
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