Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.2

W3C Working Draft 27 October 2004

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Dean Jackson, W3C, <dean@w3.org>
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SVG is a modularized XML language for describing two-dimensional graphics with animation and interactivity, and a set of APIs upon which to build graphics-based applications. This document specifies version 1.2 of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).

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This is a W3C Last Call Working Draft of the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.2 specification. The SVG Working Group plans to submit this specification for consideration as a W3C Candidate Recommendation after examining feedback to this draft. Comments for this specification should have a subject starting with the prefix 'SVG 1.2 Comment:'. Please send them to www-svg@w3.org, the public email list for issues related to vector graphics on the Web. This list is archived and acceptance of this archiving policy is requested automatically upon first post. To subscribe to this list send an email to www-svg-request@w3.org with the word subscribe in the subject line. Comments are accepted until 24 November 2004.

This document lists the changes from SVG 1.1. It is not a complete language description.

This document has been produced by the SVG Working Group as part of the Graphics Activity within the W3C Interaction Domain.

This document was produced under the 23 January 2002 CPP as amended by the W3C Patent Policy Transition Procedure. The Working Group maintains a public list of patent disclosures relevant to this document; that page also includes instructions for disclosing a patent. An individual who has actual knowledge of a patent which the individual believes contains Essential Claim(s) with respect to this specification should disclose the information in accordance with section 6 of the W3C Patent Policy.

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The authors of this specification are the participants of the W3C SVG Working Group.