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RE: [SVGT12 Comment] from Device Independent Working Group

From: Rhys Lewis <rhys.lewis@volantis.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 09:04:04 +0100
Message-ID: <D18551A6C7EA6241B960D4909EB75DF5CE1CC9@squid.volantis-uk>
To: "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>, "W3C DIWG (E-mail)" <w3c-di-wg@w3.org>

Hello Chris, 

Thanks for your note and clarification.

On the question of relationship between DISelect and CSS MQ, I think I can 
probably characterise it as follows:

CSS MQ allows different parts of a stylesheet to be expressed based on
characteristics associated with a request. DISelect allows different parts
of an XML document to be expressed based on characteristics of the delivery

Initially, the set of characteristics that can influence DISelect is roughly
equivalent to those that can influence CSS MQ. However, we expect this to grow
considerably as we progress our work on delivery context.

Best wishes


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Lilley [mailto:chris@w3.org]
> Sent: 11 September 2004 08:03
> To: Rhys Lewis
> Cc: www-svg@w3.org; W3C DIWG (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: [SVGT12 Comment] from Device Independent Working Group
> On Friday, September 10, 2004, 11:50:42 AM, Rhys wrote:
> RL> The W3C Device Independence Working Group has reviewed the
> RL> Mobile SVG Profile: SVG Tiny, Version 1.2
> RL> (http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-SVGMobile12-20040813/)
> RL> We do not believe that there are any technical issues with the
> RL> specification from the standpoint of device independence.
> Thanks for your review.
> RL> We did, however, note that the specification provides what
> RL> appears to be a normative reference to the Scalable 
> Vector Graphics
> RL> (SVG) 1.2 specification (http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG12/) which is
> RL> currently a working draft.
> Yes. SVG Tiny 1.2 will not be able to exit LC and move to CR until SVG
> 1.2 is in Last Call.
> RL> We also noted that, in future, the content selection mechanisms
> RL> available within the DISelect specification 
> RL> (http://www.w3.org/TR/cselection/)
> RL> might provide useful additional function extending the
> RL> facilities already available in SVG.
> Thanks, we will look into it. How does it relate (if indeed it does at
> all) to Media Queries?
> RL> Best wishes
> RL> Rhys Lewis, chair DIWG
> -- 
>  Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
>  Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
>  Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
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