On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Richard Kilmer wrote:

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> On Thursday, February 6, 2003, at 04:24  AM, Holden Glova wrote:
> <SNIP>
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> >> bit at SVG.  So would it be possible to create SVG-based GUIs that
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> >> Phil
> >
> > Hiya Phil,
> >
> > AFAIK, for an SVG gui to be useful it would need to handle events.
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> Phil et al,
>
> I agree with your assessment that it would be a killer Ruby application
> to be able to create browser delivered interfaces using a vector based
> renderer (rather than HTML).  For the reasons outlined above I don't
> think that SVG is up to it...but Macromedia Flash _IS_ up to it.  So,

http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG12/#xml-integration
suggests that forms and widgets are on the agenda for SVG, as are
events.  Is Flash an open standard?

A friend of mine crashed his PC trying to install the Flash plugin,
so I've not been in a rush to explore this!

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>
> -rich
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