Re: Microsoft and vector graphics (Was:XDocs and XForms?)
AndrewWatt2000@a... wrote: >... > > Paul, > > In this sector I suggest that, in practice, Microsoft can do pretty much what > it likes. They do have an option to develop a new vector graphics standard, > whether they call it VML2 or something else. I think you are wrong. Microsoft has ALWAYS WON by keeping developers happy. Developers love SVG. Developers would HATE some proprietary hack that competes with a relatively established W3C standard. Microsoft doesn't go around trying to [expletive deleted] off developers. Microsoft also has recurring and ongoing legal troubles. Deliberately and obviously torpedoing industry standards is a good way to exacerbate them. Microsoft's corporate customers also will not like it if they perceive Microsoft as playing dirty pool. Overall, perception counts. Paul Prescod
PURCHASE STYLUS STUDIO ONLINE TODAY!
Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!
Download The World's Best XML IDE!
Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!
Subscribe in XML format