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   Re: [xml-dev] What are people using SVG for?

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David Megginson wrote:
> Robin Berjon writes:
>  > I'd be interested in knowing what PS can do that SVG can't and that
>  > you'd have liked to see in SVG while working on those tasks.
> Postscript is a complete programming language, though most people tend
> to think of it as a file format.  The downside is that the only way to
> see what a Postscript image looks like is to execute all of the code
> in the file.  Postscript is more similar to LaTeX in that regard than
> to (say) DocBook or HTML.

Yes, I know that but I was thinking more of graphical capacities and the such. 
SVG does not endeavour to be a complete programming language, something which I 
often hear perceived as an advantage (eg it won't send your printer into an 
infinite loop).

Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Research Engineer, Expway        http://expway.fr/
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