Appendix L: Changes from SVG 1.1

This appendix is informative, not normative.

This appendix summarizes the changes that have been made since the SVG 1.1 Second Edition Recommendation. Changes made since the initial SVG 2 Candidate Recommendation are highlighted.

L.1. Editorial changes

A number of stylistic changes have been made to the specification to make it more readable. These include the following:

L.2. Substantial changes

In additional to the editorial changes listed above, the following substantial additions, changes and removals have been made.

L.2.1. Across the whole document

L.2.2. Concepts chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.3. Conformance Criteria chapter (Appendix in SVG 1.1)

L.2.4. Rendering Model chapter

L.2.5. Basic Data Types and Interfaces chapter

L.2.6. Document Structure chapter

L.2.7. Styling chapter

L.2.8. Geometry Properties chapter (SVG 2 only)

L.2.9. Coordinate Systems, Transformations and Units chapter

L.2.10. Paths chapter

L.2.11. Basic Shapes chapter

L.2.12. Text chapter

L.2.13. Embedded Content chapter (SVG 2 only)

L.2.14. Painting chapter

L.2.15. Color chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.16. Paint Servers chapter (called Gradients and Patterns in SVG 1.1)

L.2.17. Clipping, Masking and Compositing chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.18. Filter Effects chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.19. Scripting and Interactivity chapter (separate chapters in SVG 1.1)

L.2.20. Linking chapter

L.2.21. Scripting chapter (in SVG 1.1)

L.2.22. Animation chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.23. Fonts chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.24. Metadata chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.25. Backwards Compatibility chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.26. Extensibility chapter (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.27. Document Type Definition appendix (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.28. SVG Document Object Model (DOM)

L.2.29. IDL Definitions appendix

L.2.30. Java Language Binding appendix (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.31. ECMAScript Language Binding appendix (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.32. Implementation Requirements appendix

L.2.33. Accessibility Support appendix

L.2.34. Internationalization Support appendix (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.35. Minimizing SVG File Sizes appendix (SVG 1.1 only)

L.2.36. Animating SVG Documents appendix (SVG 2 only)

L.2.37. References appendix

L.2.38. Elmenent, Attribute, and Property index appendices

L.2.39. IDL Index appendix (SVG 2 only)

L.2.40. Feature Strings (SVG 1.1 only)