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Re: SVG and HTML

From: Mike Meyer <mwm@phone.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 12:35:26 -0700 (PDT)
To: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.10.9907291231550.62724-100000@guru.phone.net>
On Thu, 29 Jul 1999, Dmitry Beransky wrote:
:->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?

No, it won't whither away. Just as you can still find a small
percentage of sites that actually have correct markup and care about
supporting browsers other than the big two, you'll always find a small
percentage of sites that care about the speed a page loads and
honoring the users preferences. From the looks of things, (X)HTML will
work better for those people than SVG.

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