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Re: Graphics in the Subversion book

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-02-28 19:32:01 CET

Francois Beausoleil <fbeausoleil@ftml.net> writes:
> Hi !
> Would it be better to use SVG graphics in the Subversion book ? For those
> that do not know, SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. This is a W3C
> recommendation.
> I would be ready to create the graphics themselves if there is any interest.
> Something new to learn :) The requirements would be to update the libraries
> that are used to build the PDF and change the build process to process the
> SVG files.
> For the HTML version of the book there would also be a need to create PNG
> files from the SVG ones. The HTML file would then link to the PNGs.

I think that would be a bit premature at this point--O'Reilly will be
redoing all of our graphics for in preparation for publishing the
printed book. I don't want to stop you from making nice SVG graphics
(provided that you can get FOP to squirt them into the PDF, but you
should know that they will likely be replaced at some point in the


Brian W. Fitzpatrick    <fitz_at_red-bean.com>   http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/
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Received on Fri Feb 28 19:33:44 2003

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