Gradient meshes and hatching to be removed from SVG 2.0
by Alexandre Prokoudine

While development of this W3C standard continues, some features are to be axed from SVG 2.0

Is SVG 2 really on life support?
by Alexandre Prokoudine

SVG 2 might arrive sometime in the future without quite a few useful features that have been already developed and tested. What's up with that?