[dojo-contributors] SVG/VML/Canvas API discussion

Tom Trenka ttrenka at gmail.com
Tue Apr 18 14:51:00 EDT 2006


Also we're already supporting inline SVG (although a number of the functions
in svg.js aren't tested in full yet), so if it were just SVG we were looking
to do, we'd be done :)

On 4/18/06, Tom Trenka <ttrenka at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I'm not sure either...the only reason for doing so would be to bring
> cross-browser compatibility into play (i.e. translate for VML).  I'm not
> too keen on the idea either, but part of the reason for this discussion is
> to decide if an API is warrented, and if so, what form it should take.
>
> trt
>
>
> On 4/18/06, Jon Sykes <jon.sykes at media-hive.com> wrote:
> >
> > Yeah I'm not sure what the actual end goal is here.  If the SVG API
> > is aimed to only work on SVG rendering browsers, then surely it's
> > adding to the 'SVG' arsenal rather than rewriting stuff that SVG does
> > natively and rather well?
> >
> >
> > <svg width="100%" height="100%" version="1.1" xmlns="http://
> > www.w3.org/2000/svg">
> >         <rect width="300" height="100" style="fill:rgb(0,0,255); stroke-
> >
> > width:1; stroke:rgb(0,0,0)" />
> > </svg>
> >
> > from: http://www.w3schools.com/svg/svg_rect.asp
> >
> > As a side note, it's funny how "dojo" it looks.
> >
> > Jon Sykes
> >
> >
> > On Apr 18, 2006, at 2:18 PM, Dean Edwards wrote:
> >
> > > Tom Trenka wrote:
> > >> <div dojoType="drawing">
> > >>     <div dojoType="circle"></div>
> > >>     <div dojoType="line"></div>
> > >>     <div dojoType="rectangle"></div>
> > >> </div>
> > >
> > > Aren't you just reinventing SVG here?
> > >
> > > -dean
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