B.9 Multimedia


SVG

Scalable Vector Graphics is a language describing 2D vector graphics. W3C

Status

The SVG 1.0 specification became a W3C Recommendation in September 2001. The specification is published at http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/. SVG 1.1, like XHTML 1.1, modularized SVG, and the January 2003 Recommendation is at http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG11/. That modularization was used to produce the SVG Mobile Profiles: SVG Tiny and SVG Basic, also published in January 2003 at http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile/. Work on SVG 1.2 is ongoing, and the latest drafts can be found at http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG12.

Description

SVG is a language for describing two-dimensional vector and mixed vector/raster graphics in XML.

SMIL

The Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language is an HTML-like language for creating multimedia presentations. W3C

Status

The SMIL 1.0 specification became a W3C Recommendation in June 1998. It is published at http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-smil/.

Description

SMIL allows a set of independent multimedia objects to be integrated into a synchronized multimedia presentation. While SMIL itself hasn't caught on, some important pieces of SMIL are now in SVG.



Learning XML
Learning XML, Second Edition
ISBN: 0596004206
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 139
Authors: Erik T. Ray

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