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Dynamic linking of SVG's

From: andre <andre.simmons@exponent.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2000 15:55:39 -0700
Message-ID: <000801bff5c2$4ede3830$0601a8c0@EXPONENT>
To: <www-svg@w3.org>
I am trying to find a way of dowloading bits of an SVG at a time, in seperate SVG files but still look like one SVG picture.
Say i have an SVG that i would like to download, its an SVG map with 3 features, then on a user selection i need to add another two features.
I know i can add all these in one file at the beginning and use JavaScript to turn layers on and off but what i have is 3 features in a database
to start with and then later 2 are added once the client has already downloaded the SVG so rather than render a new SVG with the 2 new features 
and have them download the whole thing again is there any way to link them (a new SVG with just the 2 features linked to the old SVG with
3 features) but make them appear as one picture.
Received on Monday, 24 July 2000 10:55:29 UTC

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