Re: SVGT 1.2: <image> does not support SVG

Quoting Ola Andersson <>:
> It would probably not be hard to support svg as an image type but we
> prefer to use <image> only for still raster images and use <animation>
> for animated vector graphics sine this is in line with SMIL and makes a
> nice and clean separation between the two media types.

I'd like to know if this would also apply to <html:img>, 'background-image',
'list-style-image', 'content', etc. besides <svg:image>. Makes no sense
whatsoever. I agree that for these type of "images" certain features of SVG
would have to be limited or even disabled but just forbidding SVG seems

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Friday, 17 March 2006 17:18:47 UTC