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Re: SVG Feedback on HTML5 SVG Proposal

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 23:37:57 +0100
Message-ID: <49C80F45.4060003@gmx.de>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, public-html@w3.org
Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> As far as I know IE doesn't support streaming input, just streaming
>> output. In other words, they don't start the transform or display
>> anything until the whole XML resource has been downloaded. But they do
>> start displaying the result document while the transformation is still
>> in progress.
>>
>> Or am I wrong and they are actually cool enough to support streaming 
>> input?
> 
> If they are, I'm pretty impressed, since the output for a given node 
> depends, in general, on all other nodes in the document (XPath is 
> powerful like that).

It is, but you could always start blocking once an XPath expression 
needs to read ahead.

BR, Julian

PS: related: 
<http://saxonica.blogharbor.com/blog/_archives/2009/2/23/4102743.html>
Received on Monday, 23 March 2009 22:38:41 UTC

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