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Re: Comments on SVG 1.2 from a Gecko developer

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 07:10:33 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200407090610.i696AYV00314@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-svg@w3.org

> Java:
>     DOMWindow w = document.getWindow();
>     SVGWindow w2 = (SVGWindow)w;
>     Connection c = w2.createConnection();

Surely the real problem here is that Java already has networking
APIs.  This feature is not a Document Object Model feature; it
is a viewing platform object model feature, and it is largely
premised on the idea that there is only one language binding
that matters: ECMAScript (commonly called JavaScript) - i.e.
SVG describes an application platform, and that platform uses
ECMAScript - it no longer describes a document language.
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