I attended Google I/O a couple weeks ago, and had a great time. They really put the “hype” in HyperText Markup Language 5, identifying things like the Geolocation API and some of the WebApps Working Group deliverables as part of “HTML5″. Not quite accurate, but it was a branding exercise, not a technical one. Notably absent from the things they rolled into HTML5 during the keynote, though, was SVG… in fact, they seemed to go out of their way to avoid it.
But it’s in there. (more…)