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

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Robin Berjon writes:

 > 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).

Because Postscript is a procedural language, there's inevitably going
to be something you can do with it that you cannot do as efficiently
(or at all) with a declarative language.  Whatever that something is,
I doubt it's worth the complexity tradeoff, but all the same, don't be
surprised when someone pulls it out.

All the best,


David Megginson, david@megginson.com, http://www.megginson.com/


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