SVG Strengths: Progressive Loading
So I am preparing my paper for SVGopen 2009 which is titled The strengths of SVG in web mapping. Turns out that the strength of the election atlas cannot be solely attributed to the technology I used.
Nevertheless, I am collecting the advantages of SVG in mapping, and this is one of them:
You can hardly have a better load indicator than the map being drawn district by district as the path data is tickling through your slow connection.