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Thursday, March 27, 2008

And throw in the kitchen sink

Whow, this is just gross. I found out that SVG includes file upload and socket capability; if thats not bloat I don't know what is. I like SVG, but, um, file uploading and socket abilities in that spec? Its about vector graphics folks!

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My understanding is that the specification team, frustrated with the lack of progress on a spec for XmlHttpRequest and other things, tried to sneak both parts into the SVG spec as a way of actually getting it done.

At least, that's what I seem to remember about it. Could be wrong though.
 
Yes. Just like HTML5 is all about hypertext features. Like canvas. Like audio. Like video...
 
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