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> But why HTML at all? What can HTML do that SVG can't already do or
> won't very soon be able to do?
> Put HTML/XHTML to one side ... it's yesterday's technology, after
> all .... and you will get (in a little time) your holy grail of XML on
> the Web.
I think that it is wrong-headed to pit SVG against XHTML.
> SVG has enormous potential as a communication tool and is ideally
> suited to be a key technology in "XML on the Web".
Of course it is. But SVG is at a different level of abstraction than is
XHTML. SVG could only replace XHTML by duplicating all of the
functionality of XHTML.