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   Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft and vector graphics (Was:XDocs and XForms?)

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AndrewWatt2000@aol.com wrote:

> 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.

Oh, I had no idea :-(

>>The only problem is the
>> limits of the object tag but today's browsers don't handle mixed 
>> markup that well anyway.
> Since the embed tag works well it isn't a huge problem, at least not to 
> non-Tag-Police developers. :)

Sorry, I wasn't clear; I meant SVG markup directly embedded and "freely" 
mixed with XHTML without the need for an object tag to enable the 
plugin. Something like [1].

> If only Adobe finished the excellent job they started on the Adobe SVG 
> Viewer.

Considering the investment in the plugin and the fine results, I find no 
reason for them not to.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/XHTMLplusMathMLplusSVG/




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