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3287RE: [svg-developers] Re: ie6 & standards

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  • Mike Kidson
    Apr 3, 2001
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      Is anyone here using VML? Or do you know of anyone who uses
      VML?

      If so, what for, and how?

      Mike Kidson


      To: "'svg-developers@yahoogroups.com'" <svg-developers@yahoogroups.com>
      From: "Duncanson, Ian (Ex AS01)" <ian.duncanson@...>
      Date sent: Wed, 4 Apr 2001 08:53:37 +1000
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      Subject: RE: [svg-developers] Re: ie6 & standards

      > VML is not "part" of IE5 - it is a rendering behavior. An SVG rendering
      > behavior could be developed in exactly the same way that Microsoft developed
      > a rendering behavior for VML.
      >
      > Ian
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Dylan [mailto:dylans@...]
      > Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 12:25 AM
      > To: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [svg-developers] Re: ie6 & standards
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      > --- In svg-developers@y..., goessner@m... wrote:
      > > i want to link the community to this article about new ie6 and web
      > > standards ..
      > > http://msdn.microsoft.com/voices/dude03262001.asp
      > >
      > > i consider remarkable here, what dave massy says:
      > >
      > > "Microsoft follows the philosophy that this content is
      > > not applicable to everyone and could be a heavy burden to pay every
      > > time you fired up your Web browser. Microsoft therefore provides the
      > > hooks through the component technology of Behaviors introduced in
      > > Internet Explorer 5 so others can supply this functionality. This
      > > allows specialists in this area to supply a Math rendering component
      > > that integrates very tightly with an HTML document."
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      > I would think that since Microsoft considered VML important enough to
      > include in IE5, that adding SVG to the browser would not be considered
      > bloat.
      >
      > -Dylan Schiemann
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