[Gridflow-dev] [PD] pd2png : screenshots of patchs

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Tue May 21 00:14:32 EDT 2013

Le 2013-05-20 à 17:49:00, s p a écrit :

> I think you didn't really understand what I meant. SVG is XML, and XML 
> represents a datastructure. So in its very structure, it embeds the 
> information that is contained in a patch.

Non, c'est toi qui as pas compris.

What's the use of embedding patch info inside of SVG ? Who will make use 
of that info as embedded in SVG files ? Why ?

> but basically (to my knowledge), SVG is what programmers use to generate 
> vector images. Never heard of a single project that would use another 
> format, unless very special requirements.

I had to use KML, SHP and OSM formats last year. How special are they ?

SVG is all over the place, except in software that doesn't use it.

> I just tried with inkscape, opened a file and saved it again in 
> inkscape's own SVG format, and that information is saved intact.

nice !

> But is there actually any case when you care about pixel-perfect 
> reproduction?

Yes. It's called « making a screenshot ».

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