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Re: SVG support

Subject: Re: SVG support
From: Spartanicus
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2005 16:48:18 +0100
Newsgroups: opera.general
"Robin Zalek" <[email protected]> wrote:

>> Full native support would weigh the product down far to much, it would
>> consume significant developer resources, and the tiny minority that want
>> full support can use the Adobe plugin.
>Remember who you're talking about here. Native Bittorrent support  
>allegedly amounts to ~30kb of compiled code.

You don't know that, and 30kb is not a lot.

>Further support for SVG might well be (relatively) trivial (in terms of  
>compiled code) with the SVG Tiny backend in place.

Looking at the size of current full SVG implementations, you are grossly
underestimating what full SVG support requires, this makes it non viable
for Opera's mobile market. And desktop users that want full SVG support
have had it for years through the Adobe plugin.


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