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Re: SVG 1.2 tiny

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 17:50:02 +0200
Message-ID: <4181152A.8070403@expway.fr>
To: James Bentley <James.Bentley@guideworkstv.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

James Bentley wrote:
> On another note. Should SVG tiny require that attribute values be enclosed
> in double-quotes?
> Several bytes can be saved per page if Tiny supports attribute value
> specification with and
> w/o quotes. Quotes should only be necessary where the value contains
> whitespace or
> other delimeters.

As has been said, that's just not an option (though you can use single 
quotes instead of double if you want).

That kind of size saving doesn't normally buy you much. Gzip, which is 
required from all SVG implementations, will reduce the size anyway. If 
you need more than what gzip buys you, you can switch to binary XML.

Robin Berjon
Received on Thursday, 28 October 2004 15:50:35 UTC

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