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From: Tom Underhill <Tom.Underhill@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 00:15:33 +0000
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
CC: "www-multimodal@w3.org" <www-multimodal@w3.org>, "smwatt@gmail.com" <smwatt@gmail.com>
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Thank you for your comments on the InkML Working Draft.   The InkML working group has considered each of your comments and have recorded them and our responses in the InkML 1.0: Working Draft Disposition of Comments document (http://www.w3.org/2002/mmi/2010/InkML/ED-InkML-20100811/inkml-disp.xml ).   A copy of each of your comments and our responses are also copied below.
The latest draft of the InkML specification can be found here: http://www.w3.org/2002/mmi/2010/InkML/ED-InkML-20100811/ .

The original copies of your comments made on 2006-11-04 are here: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-multimodal/2006Nov/0000.html 

Thank you for your input!

The InkML Editors:
	Tom Underhill, Microsoft
	Stephen M. Watt, University of Western Ontario

Comment #27:
Orientation vs Tilt

Paolo Pinzuti in a recent private email suggested that Wacom would not be supporting orientation as distinct from tilt.

The third degree of freedom in orientation is generally defined as the rotation of the pen about its axis. This is potentially useful (in combination with tilt) in application such as illustration or calligraphy, and signature verification.
Resolution: rejected
The 'tilt' value is captured by the 'orientation channels' such as OTx and OTy. This fact is not otherwise mentioned explicitly in the specification document. 
Comment #148:
Use with SVG

1. How is it intended that InkML be used with SVG?

SVG isn't mentioned within the draft, and it would be useful to have 
at least one working example ~:" defining one means of relating SVG:animateTransform to InkML:Time Channel?

The working group will be aware that there has been some controversy and indeed confusion over the use of CSS within SVG**.

It is also proving difficult to easily validate mixed XML namespaces 
such as RDF within SVG.

Is the M-MWG in a position to broach these inter-disciplinary 
boundaries with signal examples?
Resolution: accepted
InkML can be annotated with SVG using the <annotationXML> construct.
Comment #149:
Contributions from UA & Wacom

Have there been contributions from User Agent, browser developers or Wacom? Neither appear to be included in the list of authors and editors.
Resolution: rejected
No, they have not made any contributions.
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