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Mozilla.org: Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) in Mozilla

Apr 23, 2000, 14:46 (2 Talkback[s])

"Scalable Vector Graphics is an XML grammar defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). It defines a language for describing two-dimensional graphics, consisting of vector graphic shapes, images and text. SVG builds on existing technologies such as XML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Document Object Model (DOM), JavaScript, PNG, and JPEG which are already implemented in Mozilla. So, the SVG in Mozilla project has quite a head start compared to coding SVG viewer from scratch...."

"The current Project Editor for SVG in Mozilla is Dean Jackson (dean.jackson@cmis.csiro.au). Dean accepted the position in January 2000 and has helped implement an SVG renderer written in Java. He is a member of the SVG Working Group and will be spending the second half of 2000 at the W3C...."

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