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From jude <flexcapaci...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FXG support in FlexJS
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:48:41 GMT
+1

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 12:36 PM, Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:

> > FWIW, the new framework I'm working on is probably going to be less
> vector
> > graphic oriented and rely on bitmaps since I think bitmaps are how most
> > things get "skinned" in html/js/css
> >
> >
> This really worries me.  Are you saying that we dont want to support FXG in
> FlexJS?
>
> Spark skinning paradigm is one of the best out there.  Are we willing to
> throw it out because HTML/JS cant support it?  That is not a vision of Flex
> that existing developers would like (including me)
>
> At the very minimum, we should support the BitmapImage (and related
> classes) That would be better than no FXG support at all.
>
> As an aside, most FXG elements have SVG equivalents.  In that sense FXG is
> only an XSLT transformation away from SVG (I had to do the reverse
> transformation for a project a while ago)
>
> Most modern browsers support inlining SVG with HTML5 [1]  If we can skin
> HTML elements using SVG like this [2], that would be a big win for us.
>  This would bring us so much closer to how we skin MXML with FXG.
>
> FYI, there is a whole bunch of inline SVG + HTML5 usage examples here [3]
>
> Thanks,
> Om
>
> [1] http://caniuse.com/svg-html5
> [2]
>
> http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/ietestcenter/html5/svg_html/SVG_HTML_Elements_003.html
> [3]
> http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com/ietestcenter/html5/svghtml_harness.htm
>

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