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Re: Graphics in the Subversion book

From: Francois Beausoleil <fbeausoleil_at_ftml.net>
Date: 2003-02-28 22:49:05 CET

Ok then, I'll forget about it. Unless O'Reilly asks me to do it :)

Bye !
Francois

On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 12:32:01 -0600, "B. W. Fitzpatrick"
<fitz@red-bean.com> said:
>
> 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
> future.
>
> -Fitz
>
> --
> Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz@red-bean.com>
> http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/
>
>

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