[Clipart] Image portability

Holger Will holger at treebuilder.de
Tue Apr 19 12:45:34 PDT 2005

Christopher Schmidt wrote:

>On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 09:09:51PM +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
>>Linda Kim wrote:
>>however, the file size is still a problem, i think 0.5MB is huge for an 
>>image like 
>>(i would expect something 10-20 times smaller)
>A completely reasonable expectation: after doing just a simple removal
>of a lot of data that was encoded in CDATA elements, the image size is
>reduced by a factor of 20, which results in the SVG available at
>http://crschmidt.net/tmp/icecream.svg .
>(This URL is not permanent: it may dissapear at some point in the
>This image is only 21kb, as opposed to 450.
>Key to creating decent SVG from Adobe is to just check the content by
>hand: it's really easy to pull out a lot of stuff most of the time, in
>my experience.

ive just written a simple xslt stylesheet to do the job, you can find it 

hope you find it usefull

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