Qt SVG renderer

Ariya Hidayat ariya at kde.org
Wed Aug 6 13:31:45 BST 2008

> The main problem is... you are forced to link against qtwebkit for only _one_
> feature. I agree SVG handling is almost 50% of the codebase of the total
> engine code... but still, I find it not optimum.
> For that reason I talked about simplifying it and moving it into kdelibs, for
> not having to be forced to link against to yet another big library.

Hi Rafael,

WebKit SVG code (which is being merged back to KHTML) was derived from
previous KSVG2 code. If it is simplified and moved back to kdelibs,
that'll be the n-th SVG renderer that someone needs to maintain (and
possibly keep in sync).

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