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From Joel Uckelman <uckel...@ellipsis.cx>
Subject Re: Why is Batik so complex?
Date Mon, 13 Oct 2008 14:39:48 GMT
Thus spake "Mikael":
> 
> There are a lot of people using SVG, and SVG is the only "real" vector =
> graphics standard that exist*, almost all browsers except one has SVG =
> support in one form or another (Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and so =
> on), Microsoft will off course do everything they can to avoid having to =
> support SVG and it was a bit nasty of Adobe to stop supporting the SVG =
> plugin though.

Given that there are several popular SVG illustration programs (e.g.,
Inkscape), there's a huge community of people making icons in SVG,
SVG is nice to work with, and there's no plausible competitor, I
wouldn't worry about SVG going away any time soon.

-- 
J.

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