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Re: Agenda, 1 October 2015 SVG WG telcon

From: Erik Dahlström <erik@xn--dahlstrm-t4a.net>
Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:49:25 +0200
To: 'Erik Dahlström' <erik@xn--dahlstrm-t4a.net>, 'www-svg' <www-svg@w3.org>, "David Dailey" <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
Cc: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com
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On Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:08:08 +0200, David Dailey  
<ddailey@zoominternet.net> wrote:

>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erik Dahlström [mailto:erik@dahlström.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 4:47 PM
> To: www-svg
> Subject: Agenda, 1 October 2015 SVG WG telcon
>
> Please find the agenda for this week’s telcon below.
>
> Time:
> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=10&day=1&year=2015&hour=20&min=30&sec=0&p1=0
> Phone: +1-617-324-0000 (access code: 649 040 824) IRC for  
> minutes/discussion: #svg on irc.w3.org, port 6665 Agenda requests:  
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/wiki/Agenda
> WebEx logistics: https://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/wiki/WebEx
>
> Agenda:
>
> * Path stroking for paths that end with tight curves (Tav)
>    http://tavmjong.free.fr/blog/?p=1257
>
> * Declarative animation and conformance
>    https://github.com/w3c/svgwg/issues/23
>
> * SVG 2 chapter progress
> -------------------
>
> I see from discussion following the meeting that one of the CSS agenda  
> items (css-writing-modes) was indeed addressed.
>
> I think the majority of authors who have developed content that is  
> consistent with SVG1.1 who fear that our industrial, scholarly and  
> artistic work is about to be deprecated with no workable functionality  
> to replace it, are more concerned perhaps, with the status of  
> https://github.com/w3c/svgwg/issues/23 in particular the clarification  
> of what standards compliance means vis a vis declarative animation,  
> relationships to existing content, the parts of SVG DOM (as with animVal  
> vs baseVal) and methods to pass events back and forth between  
> declarative and scripted methods (onend, onbegin, beginElement(), etc.).
>
> When one writer on the github discussion writes
>
> "If there is / will be consensus in the SVG WG that both script  
> animation and declarative animation (incl SVG's animation elements)  
> should be required for dynamic SVG viewers (I think both should be  
> required for eg browsers), then the wording (eg in the SVG2 spec) should  
> be updated to unambiguously state that.
>
> Many developers want/need SVG SMIL / SVG's animation elements. If there  
> is / will be consensus in the SVG WG that both script animation and  
> declarative animation (incl SVG's animation elements) should be required  
> for dynamic SVG viewers (I think both should be required for eg  
> browsers), then the wording (eg in the SVG2 spec) should be updated to  
> unambiguously state that.
>
> Many developers want/need SVG SMIL / SVG's animation elements."
>
> I think many who work in at least a dozen different sectors of world  
> economy would concur. Human communication is far too large an issue to  
> be left in the hands of a few narrow economic interests.
>
> Was that issue discussed? Was consensus found?
>
> Regards
> David

Hi David,
sorry, I simply forgot to send out the message; we didn't have a quorum  
yesterday, so the call was cancelled.

We will revisit the issues on the call next week, but in the mean time  
feel free to contribute to the github issue, or on the threads on www-svg.

Cheers
/Erik
Received on Friday, 2 October 2015 15:49:57 UTC

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