[Clipart] Fwd: Text labels in SVGs

Tobias Jakobs tobias.jakobs at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 7 05:04:39 PST 2007


Andy had a article in his blog about i18n and SVG, perhaps that helps:


On Nov 7, 2007 12:46 PM, Brianna Laugher <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> A technical question for SVG experts. :)
> It is possible to use text labels in SVGs especially in maps and
> diagrams. see e.g.
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:African_language_families.svg
> .
> Is there some formalised way of representing multiple languages within
> the same file?
> At the moment on Wikimedia each time someone translates the labels on
> an SVG, they upload a separate file. I am wondering whether it would
> be preferable to be able to store all the labels within a single SVG,
> maybe have a default that shows up and the others are invisible, and
> then later reference them like
> [[image:foo.svg|language=en]]
> Does SVG have any kind of protocol or whatever around how language
> text should be represented?
> thanks,
> Brianna
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