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Re: Assumption in the SVG specifications

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 13:25:08 +0200
Message-ID: <1635028207.20060831132508@w3.org>
To: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Thursday, August 31, 2006, 1:10:42 PM, Jim wrote:

JL> "Dave Singer" <singer@apple.com> wrote in message 
JL> news:p0623099bc11c6f386149@[]...
>> Could someone clarify if the intent of this specification was to exclude 
>> the use of all other possible static vector formats?

JL> Other vector format would just be embedded through foreignObject rather than
JL> through image, surely?

ForeignObject can indeed be used for anything.

The advantage of using the animation element for an animated vector format is that it is a timed element,so the animated vector whatever can be started, stopped, paused independently of the rest of the SVG. 

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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