[Clipart] Inkscape and OpenClipart on Ask Slashdot

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.org
Mon Jan 22 18:54:44 PST 2007

On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 02:44:28PM -0700, Jon Phillips wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 12:56 +0100, Alan Horkan wrote:
> > Hardly noticed this, must not have been on the front page but Google
> > notified me of it:
> > 
> > http://ask.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/08/25/0133245
> > 
> > In summary, SVG renders inconsistenty depending on what you use.  Not all
> > that surprising really.
> > 
> > >From the OpenClipart point of view a bit more error checking is required
> > and I think we'd all love to have an SVG equivalent of HTML Tidy to help
> > validate files but the tools aren't written yet.
> > 
> > Users need to understand Firefox SVG support is incomplete, a work in
> > progress and they should upgrade frequently.
> Well, we should start using Bryce's svg_rendertest testsuite. Bryce,
> what is the status of this? Maybe we can host this on Open Clip Art
> Library to try and provide more compliance?

Actually I haven't looked at svg_rendertest in a long time.  I think
some work could be done to improve the report generation, and/or adapt
some of the SVG generation stuff that others have done (like Cairo's

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