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Re: SVG, Style, Resizing, Etc.

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 11:55:20 -0500
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To: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Response in JRG:
At 08:42 AM 10/5/2000 -0400, Al Gilman wrote:
>At 04:51 AM 2000-10-05 -0400, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> >>
> >> 3. The resizing of vector graphics like SVG I do not think are addressed
> >> in the guidelines.  I think the group should discuss this. I will add it
> >> to the issue list for discussion on 10 October.
> >
> >IJ: Please help me understand the issue at hand.
> >
> >1) For the case of SVG, the requirement in question (the ability to
> >   recsize content) is part of conformance (and thus covered by
> >   UAAG 1.0 checkpoint 6.2). Refer to section G.7 [1]:
> >
> >   "For interactive user environments, facilities must exist for
> >    zooming and panning of standalone SVG documents or
> >    SVG document fragments embedded within parent XML documents."
> >
> >   There are other relevant conformance requirements in that section.
> >
>[There's nothing to keep us from clarifying the issue by mail prior to the
>This is good.
>Do the "other ... conformance requirements" determine what happens about
>the boundary in the layout canvas between the SVG content of an embedded
>SVG object and the other content of the parent XML document?  Turning a
>navigation button into a scroll region because the user asked for it larger
>would not exactly be swift.

JRG: Al are you saying that the SVG specification is good enough for us 
right now or do you think UA should support more explicitly the 
accessibility of scalable vector graphic renderings?


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