[Clipart] Re: SVG support for getID3
eady at galion.lib.oh.us
Thu Feb 16 10:24:49 PST 2006
Bryce Harrington wrote:
> One way would be to retrieve the root element(s) and see if it is
That was suggested before, but it turned out that a number of
SVG files that were submitted, which worked just fine in existing
SVG-capable programs such as Inkscape, did not have an svg element
as such. (Namespaces are one reason for this, but ISTR there were
others as well; I do not recall all the details.)
> We'll also have to account for namespaces somehow; the file
> needs to have something like the following in its root element:
I strongly suspect there are working .svg files in the collection
that don't have this either.
I don't remember the *reason* why we wanted magic numbers for SVG
before, and I don't remember how hard we worked on it, but I do
remember that we concluded it wasn't practical.
Hmmm... mailing list archive...
Ah, here it is:
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