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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-23 11:49:17


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Jake Voytko
>Sent: 12 April 2007 04:23
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] Summer of Code
>I just got the final confirmation that I was accepted into Google's
>Summer of Code program, so if you have any final thoughts or
>suggestions on this matter, you have a month to get them to me before
>I begin all of the grunt work :)
>I am doing the project entitled "Visualization of STL Containers and
>Arrays", and if you have any feature requests or suggestions, I'd be
>interested in hearing them
>On 4/7/07, Jake Voytko <jakevoytko_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Internet Explorer has had issues before with code execution
>> vulnerabilities in .png files, which are also built using commands
>> instead of dealing with images pixel-by-pixel
>> I wouldn't at all be surprised if they are trying to cut down on
>> support of command-based file formats to limit the number of attack
>> vectors.
>> An explanation of IE's support of SVG:
>> But Adobe also offers "SVG Viewer", but will remove it from their
>> download page on January 1, 2009, (they cite the maturation of the
>> market as the reason). There is an already promising alternative
>> called Renesis, and with any luck, IE7 will either have support for a
>> SVG viewer, or will come packaged with one (there is no shortage of
>> people suggesting that to the IE7 team).
>> Jake
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