[Clipart] RE: zero byte files

adrian stovall drakaan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 17:57:05 PST 2006

Well, as long as AI is doing something parseable and stable when it
adds the RDF, we should be able to get the upload page to understand

On 1/23/06, Gerald Ganson <Gerald.Ganson at rdc.ab.ca> wrote:
> FYI in case this info can help.
> I upgraded to Adobe Illustrator-CS version, and it appears to handle RDF
> a little differently than did ver. 10.  When I save a file in AI now to
> SVG with Author, title, license etc. the file grows by more than double
> and it has a bunch of weird adobe stuff in it.
> I know that if you click on "make editable in Adobe" to save, then AI
> will save a copy of the AI file embeded within the SVG file and of
> course this would be bad for OCAL.
> But just checking "include XMP" when saving SVG creates a problem too.
> So if you save without "XMP" in AI, you get a file with no RDF tag in it
> at all. I tried to upload one to OCAL, and seem to have gotten a zero
> byte file as well.
> I've posted the file "Goalie mask (B and W)" for comparison at...
> http://www.rdc.ab.ca/rdc/personal/gganson/test/goal_mask_01.svg
> The other files I uploaded this morning were from the older version of
> AI, and the RDF data was added by a script locally that I wrote for
> Windows.
> I'll try and rewrite my script to add the RDF tags into this new version
> of AI files to see if I can upload successfully with those.
> So point of my long story is... It may depend on the program and save
> options as to wether or not a submitter gets the 0 byte problem.
> Gerald G.
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