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Re: SVG comment - inline images?

From: Dmitry Beransky <dberansky@ucsd.edu>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 1999 15:50:01 -0800
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>Dave Landers wrote:
>This is a good thing - you might swap out one image reference and allow
>for a new graphic to be embedded.
>You are not really looking for "embedded" images, you just want one data
>stream with all the data "local".

There is always the 'data:' protocol.  It was designed for "embedded" data 
and it can handle binary data as well.  You'd have to encode it as base64 
and there is no compression, but if you are willing to live with it why not?
Dmitry Beransky

University of California, San Diego
Multimedia Interactive Learning Lab (http://mill.ucsd.edu)
Received on Tuesday, 16 February 1999 18:45:20 UTC

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