Linked by Christian F.K. Schaller on Tue 23rd Mar 2004 19:25 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Computer graphics have long been dominated by bitmapped images. However, the free software community has taken an innovative lead by adopting scalable graphic formats on its desktops. Inthis article I cover the history and rise of scalable graphics on the desktop from my angle - as a proponent of its use in the GNOME platform. This article mostly focuses on SVG's progress from a GNOME point of view, both because GNOME has progressed the furthest and because I am most knowledgable with GNOME's efforts. I will however mention major landmarks in other projects where appropriate.
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by Harbinjer on Tue 23rd Mar 2004 22:05 UTC

Yeah, I like your ideas JH, you should definitely speak up. This would be really sweet for web pages, and UI's I think. Perhaps even better than XAML. The use for Visual framework could be an amazing speedup for designing UI's and for allowing designers to do this compeletly separate from teh underlying engine code.