Two svg import filters
jancasacondor at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 06:48:50 PST 2015
On 4 November 2015 at 15:40, Tomaž Vajngerl <quikee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 1:11 PM, Caolán McNamara <caolanm at redhat.com>
> > We have svgio which is being used for insert->image->from file and
> > filter/source/svg which is being used for open file.
> > Which one is "the future", and what prevents us from using it in both
> > places ?
> Both have its own uses. svgio is all about rendering fidelity and
> supports more svg features however the "filter/source/svg" filter
> tries to use standard features and attributes available in LO as much
> as possible - which is useful when you want to edit the shapes . For
> example you can see this with gradient shapes - svgio imports the
> shape correctly but is useless if you want to change the gradient.
But even so, it seems unwise to have 2 implementations, for sure larger
parts are identical.
If there are significant differences in how the svg file is delivered into
LO, it can be done with
a simple switch.
> > C.
> Regards, Tomaž
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