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FW: SVG 2 is a W3C Candidate Recommendation (Call for Implementations)

From: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 11:10:53 +0000
To: TTWG <public-tt@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D4004032.2AC9A%nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Since some TTML implementations are based in SVG this may be of interest.


On 15/09/2016, 10:14, "Coralie Mercier" <coralie@w3.org> wrote:

>Dear Advisory Committee Representative,
>Chairs,
>
>I am pleased to announce that SVG 2 is a W3C Candidate Recommendation:
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/CR-SVG2-20160915/
>
>The approval and publication are in response to this transition request:
>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2016JulSep/0096.html
>
>Please provide feedback by 10 November 2016 as follows:
>    https://github.com/w3c/svgwg/issues
>or sending email to the group's archived public list at:
>    www-svg@w3.org
>
>There were no Formal Objections.
>
>Patent disclosures relevant to this specification may be found on the SVG
>Working Group Working Group's patent disclosure page in conformance with
>W3C policy:
>   https://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/19480/status
>
>This Call for Implementations follows section 6.4 "Candidate
>Recommendation" of the W3C Process Document:
>   http://www.w3.org/2015/Process-20150901/#candidate-rec
>
>Thank you,
>
>For Tim Berners-Lee, Director, and
>Philippe Le Hegaret, Interaction Domain Lead;
>Coralie Mercier, Head of W3C Marketing & Communications
>
>==============================================
>Quoting from
>SVG 2
>W3C Candidate Recommendation 15 Sept 2016
>
>This Version:
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/CR-SVG2-20160915/Overview.html
>Latest Published Version:
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/SVG2/
>
>Abstract:
>This specification defines the features and syntax for Scalable Vector
>Graphics (SVG) Version 2. SVG is a language based on XML for describing
>two-dimensional vector and mixed vector/raster graphics. SVG content is
>stylable, scalable to different display resolutions, and can be viewed
>stand-alone, mixed with HTML content, or embedded using XML namespaces
>within other XML languages. SVG also supports dynamic changes; script
>can be used to create interactive documents, and animations can be
>performed using declarative animation features or by using script.
>
>
>Status of This document:
>This document is the 15 September 2016 Candidate Recommendation of SVG
>2. This version of SVG builds upon SVG 1.1 Second Edition by improving
>the usability of the language and by adding new features commonly
>requested by authors. The Changes appendix lists all of the changes that
>have been made since SVG 1.1 Second Edition.
>
>Comments on this Candidate Recommendation are welcome. Comments can be
>sent to www-svg@w3.org, the public email list for issues related to
>vector graphics on the Web. This list is archived and senders must agree
>to have their message publicly archived from their first posting. To
>subscribe send an email to www-svg-request@w3.org with the word
>subscribe in the subject line.
>
>The specification includes a number of annotations that the Working
>Group is using to record links to meeting minutes and resolutions where
>specific decisions about SVG features have been made. Different coloring
>is also used to mark the maturity of different sections of the
>specification:
>
>* a red background indicates a section that is either unchanged since
>SVG 1.1 (and which therefore still requires review and possible
>rewriting for SVG 2), or a section that is new but still requires
>substantial work
>* a yellow background indicates a section from SVG 1.1 that has been
>reviewed and rewritten if necessary, or a new section that is complete
>and ready for the rest of the Working Group to review
>* a white background indicates a section, either from SVG 1.1 or new for
>SVG 2, that has been reviewed by the Working Group and which is ready
>for wider review
>
>In this Candidate Recommendation, by default, the background colors
>indicating section maturity are hidden and only annotations that record
>specific requirements for SVG 2 as part of our requirements gathering
>exercise are visible. To view the section maturity background colors and
>any additional annotations, the "All annotations" alternate style sheet
>can be used.
>
>This document has been produced by the W3C SVG Working Group as part of
>the Graphics Activity within the W3C Interaction Domain. The goals of
>the W3C SVG Working Group are discussed in the W3C SVG Charter. The W3C
>SVG Working Group maintains a public Web page,
>https://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/, that contains further background
>information. The authors of this document are the SVG Working Group
>participants.
>
>The entrance criteria for this document to move to Proposed
>Recommendation with at least two independent implementations passing
>each new feature. The Working Group will prepare an implementation
>report to track progress.
>
>W3C publishes a Candidate Recommendation to indicate that the document
>is believed to be stable and to encourage implementation by the
>developer community. This Candidate Recommendation is expected to
>advance to Proposed Recommendation no earlier than 10 November 2016.
>
>Publication as a Candidate Recommendation does not imply endorsement by
>the W3C Membership. This is a draft document and may be updated,
>replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is
>inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress.
>
>A list of current W3C Recommendations and other technical documents can
>be found at https://www.w3.org/TR/. W3C publications may be updated,
>replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any time.
>
>This document was produced by a group operating under the 5 February
>2004 W3C Patent Policy. W3C maintains a public list of any patent
>disclosures made in connection with the deliverables of the group; that
>page also includes instructions for disclosing a patent. An individual
>who has actual knowledge of a patent which the individual believes
>contains Essential Claim(s) must disclose the information in accordance
>with section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.
>
>This document is governed by the 1 September 2015 W3C Process Document.
>
>All features in this specification depend upon implementation in
>browsers or authoring tools. If a feature is not certain to be
>implemented, we define that feature as "at risk". At-risk features will
>be removed from the current specification, and may be included in future
>versions of the specification. If an at-risk feature is particularly
>important to authors of SVG, those authors are encouraged to give
>feedback to implementers regarding its priority. The following features
>are at risk, and may be dropped during the CR period:
>* z-index
>* More than one Œtitle¹ or Œdesc¹ to provide localisation
>* The bearing commands
>* ŒzoomAndPan¹
>* Nested links
>* Œunknown¹ elements and the SVGUnknownElement interface.
>*  vector-effect options other than non-scaling-stroke
>
>
>‹
>Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Marketing & Communications -  http://www.w3.org
>mailto:coralie@w3.org +336 4322 0001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
>
>



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