[fosscomm] multiple standards was ( DEADLINE for FOSSCOM............)

narendra sisodiya narendra.sisodiya at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 09:41:04 PDT 2009


On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Pranesh Prakash <pranesh at cis-india.org>wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 21:38, narendra sisodiya
> <narendra.sisodiya at gmail.com> wrote:
> > PNG is made for image and image do not have animation. we donot care for
> > extra feature for gif.
>
> I hope all realise that it isn't about the specific examples I gave,
> but more about the kinds of considerations involved in answering them.
>
> > PNG can animate --- http://twitpic.com/a01n0 --- (via @boomshake )
>
> AFAIK, APNG was rejected by the PNG committee.  But frankly, that is
> besides the point.
>
> > As long as vector image is consider, I vote SVG. If you read Open Office
> > Document specification , It do allow svg , javascript, smil animation
> > support !!
>
> It isn't about which standards are chosen.  India hasn't gone down the
> standard eGIF path where the standards themselves are specified.  It
> has instead chosen to go in for a policy first and then do the
> selection of standards separately.
>
> So, at the present stage, the debate is not about the *standards*
> themselves, but about *how* the standards are to be chosen.
>
> After all, even under paragraph 6.2 of v2 of the DNPOSeG (phew!),
> multiple standards are allowed iff an open standard ("a standard [...]
> meeting all the mandatory characteristics of the policy is not
> available") is not available in a specific domain.  As long as this
> isn't changed, I don't perceive the multiple-ness being "open standard
> and proprietary standard", but instead "open standard and open
> standard".  It is that form of multiple standards (i.e., the form
> currently prescribed by the latest version of the draft rules) that I
> am raising a question about.
>
> Regards,
> Pranesh
>
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Lets put a separate thread..
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