> * SVG can creat sub-Flash-like performance if used carelessly
Could you elaborate on that? What should I be aware of if exporting vector art from, say, Illustrator or Inkscape?
Drop shadows and filters in general are a concern. Not so much on desktop browsers nowadays, but in mobile very much.
Too much detail has been the cause of the worst performance (and crashing) I've seen — one image of a playing card froze my iPad.
try this guy:
Blurs can be slow on large images.
Drawing Big SVGs can be problematic too.