September 5, 2001

XML a cornerstone of new graphics model

Author: JT Smith

Reported at CNET "The W3C recommended SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics), advancing it from "candidate
recommendation" status where it has spent the last 13 months having its tires kicked by the Web
graphics world... Because it's written in XML,
SVG is better able to make
graphics searchable and
digestible by screen readers, a
boon for Web authors
struggling to comply with
increasingly strict accessibility
requirements for people with
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