Moving Svgpart to kdegraphics

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at
Sun Nov 25 16:42:00 GMT 2007

Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:

> On Sunday 25 November 2007 15:32, Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
>> Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
>> > On Sunday 25 November 2007 00:05, Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
>> >> Hello,
>> >>
>> >> I created a simple KPart to display SVG images. It's in
>> >> playground/graphics/svgpart. Would it be ok to move it to kdegraphics
>> >> now or am I really too late?
>> >>
>> >> I need this KPart to be able to display SVG images in Gwenview, but
>> >> it's also useful from within Konqueror, that's why I haven't bundled
>> >> it inside Gwenview code.
>> >>
>> >> If it's too late, I'll just disable SVG browsing in Gwenview for now.
>> >
>> > How does it compare to the old KSVG and KSVG2, where they never ported
>> > to KDE4?
>> Both KSVG from KDE3 and QSvgRenderer (the engine used in Svgpart) have
>> trouble rendering complex images. I didn't do any serious comparison
>> though, so I can't tell you which engine is better. The definitive
>> solution is webkit, think of Svgpart as an interim one.
> WebKit SVG _is_ KSVG...

Oh, I see. I am not that much familiar with KSVG history :-)

>> On the UI side, Svgpart is a bit nicer than the KSVG part: it does not
>> provide buttons to display debug info and more importantly, it lets the
>> user scroll the view (The KSVG part did not provide any scrollbar)
> Great. I support moving it to kdegraphics.

OK, I will move it tomorrow then, unless someone objects.


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