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Jirka Kosek said:
> juanrgonzaleza@canonicalscience.com wrote:
>> GIF, JPEG... is prefered over XMLs as SVG.
> LOL, do you think that it is failure of SVG that it can't capture adult
> content? To be correct, you should compare SVG with vector formats (not
> raster ones) like EPS, CGM, Flash.

GIF, JPEG... [other format] is prefered over XMLs as SVG.

Then when anyone is using GIFs, JPEGs for tasks SVG was designed is she/he
wrong? Or maybe she/he cannot SVG.

>> CSS is prefered over XSLT.
> For what? It doesn't much sense to process HTML by XSLT for styling
> purposes. So of course there are more CSS files on web then XSLT files,
> because there is more content in HTML then in raw XML.

Mistake CSS is prefered over XSL-FO.

>> Specific formats for other usages are also prefered. FOr example, MP3
>> over some XML language for music: e.g. MusicXML.
> Are you kidding? Comparing MP3 to MusicXML is like comparing a great
> dinner with man/woman of your dreams with cookbook and guide to dating.

Put your favourite XML music format here.

>> PDF is prefered over XML formats like XSL-FO and similar.
> Hmm, comparing PDF to XSL-FO seems also quite strange. Do you think that
>  I prefer PDF over XSL-FO if I create all my PDF files from XSL-FO
> files?  I can imagine comparing XSL-FO and its implementations to TeX,
> troff or  to some proprietary formatting engines. I can imagine
> comparing PDF to  PS, XPS or PCL. But PDF and XSL-FO are not comparable
> technologies.

Whow! Then XSL-FO is not for the visible web.

Juan R.



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