[clug] ACT Map i and SVG

Edward C. Lang edlang at edlang.org
Tue Sep 13 03:55:53 MDT 2011


On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 19:46 +1000, Brett Worth wrote:
> On 13/09/11 19:09, Edward C. Lang wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Mon, 2010-09-06 at 18:08 +1000, Brett Worth wrote:
> >> I'd like to access the ACT Mapping site:
> >>
> >> http://www.actmapi.act.gov.au/
> >>
> >> but it seems they only support IE.  One thing that puzzles me is that when it asks for SVG
> >> support it directs you to the adobe site for a non-existent plugin.  On the adobe site
> >> there's a test page to show if your browser supports SVG and according to adobe my firefox
> >> 3.6.8 does not.
> >
> > Where are you finding the page that uses SVG? All the map URIs on that
> > page seem to point to maps that use Microsoft Silverlight...
> It does now.  A year ago it was different.  Looks like something's changed on the 
> Internet. :-)

I tried calling the Internet Police but my telephone directory must be
out of date! I did see the XX/XX/2010 date on the thread after I sent my
email... before I sent it I thought oh, I'm only a week behind the

Necromancy aside, does anyone know why ACTMAPi abandoned SVG based maps
and chose the Silverlight based ones?

 - Edward.



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