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How does the new canvas element relate to SVG?

From: Wayne Pollock <pollock@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 17:21:39 -0400
Message-ID: <482CA963.7080404@acm.org>
To: www-html@w3.org

It seems to me unwise to have two independent vector
drawing systems required by the HTML5 standard.
Why isn't the new canvas element's drawing API defined
as a subset of SVG?  Is the W3C dropping SVG?

-Wayne Pollock
Received on Thursday, 15 May 2008 21:22:21 UTC

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