RE: Microsoft and vector graphics (Was:XDocs and XForms?)
Hi, 'It is too bad that the SVG world is so dependent on a single closed-source implementation.' Have a look at http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/SVG-Implementations.htm8 There is clearly more then the Adobe SVG viewer. Gert -----Original Message----- From: Paul Prescod [mailto:paul@p...] Sent: donderdag 17 oktober 2002 16:25 To: AndrewWatt2000@a... Cc: xml-dev@l... Subject: Re: Microsoft and vector graphics (Was:XDocs and XForms?) AndrewWatt2000@a... wrote: > In a message dated 17/10/2002 09:55:05 GMT Daylight Time, mbatsis@n... > writes: > > > >>The situation as I see it is more like MS has found a convinience in >>Adobe implementing the standard in IE for them. > > > Manos, > > The practical problem for users of SVG is that Adobe speedily implemented > *most* of SVG 1.0 in the Adobe SVG Viewer then, more or less, **just > stopped** development. Different SVG developers are affected differently by > different omissions. > > There is certainly most of the functionality present in ASV version 3 but it > would be really nice to have a complete SVG 1.0 implementation. It is too bad that the SVG world is so dependent on a single closed-source implementation. It would be more healthy if there were an active community around another native implementation like the one embedded in Mozilla. Paul Prescod ----------------------------------------------------------------- The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription manager: <http://lists.xml.org/ob/adm.pl>
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