W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-svg@w3.org > July 2008

Re: dilemma of cache: two types of image

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 10:10:59 -0400
Message-ID: <488B3073.8060706@w3.org>
To: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

Hi, Jonathan-

Jonathan Chetwynd wrote (on 7/25/08 10:32 AM):
> the naive user may seek and find a picture of the sun, they copy and 
> paste it into a document, and send it to a friend.
> when it arrives it is a cloud...

It's an interesting use case, but frankly, too obscure to outweigh the 
large number of more pressing issues.

I suggest that you try to solve this with another technology, like 
widgets.  Many people are building and using weather widgets (or stock 
tickers, or other time-sensitive content), so it's not clear that there 
is an unsolved problem here.

As an aside, the content of an email message that changes over time is 
rather unintuitive, and I would not expect a typical user (much less a 
naive user) to easily apprehend that.  There may even be security or 
trust issues involved.

-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, WebApps, SVG, and CDF
Received on Saturday, 26 July 2008 14:11:33 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 22:54:19 UTC