[pdftex] Re: .svg and pdflatex

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Nov 28 13:06:54 CET 2002

At 12:04 PM 11/28/2002 +0100, h+i wrote:
>As svg is vector graphic, there are commands like "Draw a line from
>coordinates (n,m) to coordinates (x,y). Very much like pstricks or
>postscript, which both would serve our purposes. It is strange that until
>now nobody has developed a (simple?) "translator".

Have you ever looked into the svg spec? One needs to parse element content 
as well as attributes, map that onto something pdftex, handle fonts, do 
calculations etc. Far better is to use an external svg -> pdf converter,


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