[OpenLayers-Dev] Sector and Arc Geometry

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Fri Sep 7 06:34:35 EDT 2007

On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 02:19:19PM +0400, Vladimir Elistratov wrote:
> >SVG images, or raster graphics? VML can't render SVG, so allowing SVG
> >graphics goes against the "don't expose platform differences to the user
> >whenever possible", but external raster graphics are already supported:
> >see http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/vector-features.html and the
> >description at the bottom of the page.
> Ok, let's wait till Internet Explorer supports SVG.

I'm not sure if this is serious or tongue-in-cheek, but in case it was
serious, I don't expect Internet Explorer to *ever* support SVG: they
have VML, which is a similar (but different enough to not be compatible)
technology, and have made no moves towards supporting SVG.

Christopher Schmidt

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