Qt SVG renderer

Riccardo Iaconelli riccardo at kde.org
Tue Aug 5 19:40:04 BST 2008

Il Monday 04 August 2008 18:41:07 David Johnson ha scritto:
> On Monday 04 August 2008 08:55:18 am Riccardo Iaconelli wrote:
> > Il Sunday 03 August 2008 20:49:14 James Richard Tyrer ha scritto:
> > > I would suggest using Apache Batik/Squiggle as the standard for SVG
> > > rendering since InkScape doesn't do everything correctly either.
> >
> > I don't think we can reasonably depend on that code, and inkscape is the
> > reference tool simply because it's the one we use for drawing.
> > Think of it as a little IE if you want, but that's for now the only
> > reasonable product on the market that lets you edit and draw SVGs.
> One major reason people hate IE is not because it imperfectly implements
> the standards, but because its imperfect implementations *are* considered
> the standard. In the HTML/CSS world, people who want cross-browser
> compatibility test their pages in more than one browser. We can do the same
> with SVGs. Use whatever editor you want, but test the finished image in
> more than one renderer.

Unfortunately there are no other editors that do SVG *and* are not a joke, 
unlike browsers...

Karbon seems promising, but it's for the future only.

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