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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: SVG with Forrest?
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2004 19:03:37 GMT
Daniel Smith wrote:

> Nicola Ken Barrozi wrote:
>> Are you thinking of doing:
> source formats ------> documentDTD -----> SVG?
> Yes, that's what I'm looking at doing.

Ok, it can easily be done.

> I'm really interested in future 
> developments happening in the SVG multimedia area, and for that matter 
> all xml-based vector document developments. I am also looking at (not to 
> offend open source) MS xaml/Longhorn, etc.,

@see Mozilla XUL

> and Flash, and comparison 
> and contrasts between them. But, I'd like to start with SVG, and make a 
> kind of site/blog about these areas. Mostly or all in SVG to start. That 
> combination I have to figure out. I'm interested in doing it in Cocoon 
> though because I'd like to be able to do it multilingually eventually. 
> And in some distant fantasy possibly incorporate Voice XML and sound. :)

Have you tried the Cocoon example with VoiceXML? Yeah, it would be 
*very* cool if Forrest had a VoiceXML output, really really cool.

>> Could you please explain a bit your usecase? If we have that, it could 
>> be really easy to add the functionality in the internals to be of use 
>> to you.

You have explained it already in the first comments. Now I understand :-)

> I am such a programming newbie i make the phrase new look old. 

ROTFL! :-)

> I was however proud to be the first person ever to mention the word
> "Cocoon" on the svg-dev list at yahoo, in some nearly 40,000 posts.
> :)


I'll see what I can do in this weekend to add SVG output to our skins, 
so you can start testing it very soon (unless others beat me to it... 
hopefully ;-)

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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