In article <Pine.GSO.4.53.0302061656510.27369 / neelix>,
Hugh Sasse Staff Elec Eng  <hgs / dmu.ac.uk> wrote:
>On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Richard Kilmer wrote:
>
>>
>> On Thursday, February 6, 2003, at 04:24  AM, Holden Glova wrote:
>> <SNIP>
>        [...]
>> >> bit at SVG.  So would it be possible to create SVG-based GUIs that
>        [...]
>> >> Phil
>> >
>> > Hiya Phil,
>> >
>> > AFAIK, for an SVG gui to be useful it would need to handle events.
>        [...]
>>
>> 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?

No.  And I know that folks on the Linux side of things tend to hate Flash 
and therefore avoid it.


Phil
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