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ODF 1.2 and SVG

From: Andreas Neumann <a.neumann@carto.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 22:56:00 +0100
Message-ID: <49A5BE70.6000004@carto.net>
To: SVG IG List <public-svg-ig@w3.org>

The Oasis people are discussing new features in ODF "Next". ODF 1.1 and 
1.2 already have certain subsets of SVG in its file format (see 
http://docs.oasis-open.org/office/v1.1/OS/OpenDocument-v1.1.pdf) - grep 
for SVG (mainly in attributes not in elements ;-() ODF also uses the SVG 
path syntax and many other SVG attributes.

I think that ODF Next should embrace more SVG features - to be honest I 
don't have a full knowledge which SVG features are already in ODF 1.1 
and 1.2 and which are still missing.

There is a Call for Proposals 
http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/200902/msg00007.html  - 
I think it would be great if the SVG working group or SVG IG works with 
Oasis to improve the interoperability of SVG and ODF.

Vector graphics was always a big problem in office suites - it really 
should be improved.

Any volunteers?

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