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From: Dmitry Beransky <dberansky@ucsd.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 11:30:40 -0700
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[First, I'd like to thank all the people who replied to my previous 
post.  Your comments were most helpful.]

I've just read Janus Boye's artical "SVG - What's in it for us?" [1].  Am I 
crazy to think that as soon as we have SVG supported by major browsers and 
designing tools like Adobe's Illustrator or Macromedia's Flash or Freehand, 
(X)HTML, and more importantly the concept of structural markup, will slowly 
wither away?

After all, of all the people currently designing for the Web, how many do 
actually care about or even understand the principles on which (X)HTML is 
based.  All they want, is that their pages look the same everywhere.  And 
that's exactly what SVG will give them.  Is our future, the future of the 
Web in SVG?


[1] http://www.irt.org/articles/js176/

Dmitry Beransky

University of California, San Diego
Multimedia Interactive Learning Lab (http://mill.ucsd.edu)
Received on Thursday, 29 July 1999 14:28:52 UTC

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