Two svg import filters

Armin Le Grand armin_le_grand at
Fri Dec 18 06:37:03 PST 2015


Am 18.12.2015 um 11:56 schrieb Regina Henschel:
> Hi all,
> Thorsten Behrens schrieb:
>> Michael Stahl wrote:
>>> i don't claim to know anything about SVG, but i just noticed that
>>> filter/source/svg uses boost::spirit, and therefore i am +1 for
>>> removing it.
>> That's so far the strongest case for removal here. ;)
>> Other than that, the two filters serve two very different purposes -
>> the document filter actually tries to map svg as well as possible to
>> ODF (it would work even better if LibreOffice's ODF filter would
>> support more of the syntax and semantics of SVG), to get *editable*
>> graphics.
>> As such, replacing the document importer with something that sticks
>> the image into a graphic object is missing the point IMO.
> I think, that one filter is enough and that LO should use svgio. In 
> case of File>Open and if you really want to make the graphic 
> immediately editable, then LO should insert the SVG in a new document 
> as done by Insert>Image and then break it automatically.
> All effort and free time should be used to improve svgio and to 
> implement the missing ODF parts. For example the lack of the ODF 
> elements <svg:linearGradient> and <svg:radialGradient> is really bad. 
> It does not only effect SVG import but the OOXML filter too.


> Kind regards
> Regina
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