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Re: Possible to embed pixmaps in svg files?

From: Fredrik Lundh <fredrik@pythonware.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 15:18:33 +0200
Message-ID: <009001bf170f$c893c920$f29b12c2@secret.pythonware.com>
To: <www-svg@w3.org>, "Jan Aarsaether" <jaa@metis.no>
Jan Aarsaether <jaa@metis.no> wrote:
> "This allows you to embed a PNG or JPEG (but not a
> GIF) image within an SVG image. Note that you use
> the xlink:href attribute rather than the HTML img src
> attribute to point to the image file. Also note that you
> can specify the precise location of the embedded
> image within the SVG image."

note that they say "embed in image", not "embed in file".

I suppose that what they're trying to say is simply that
the "image" element is used to draw raster images...

(is the GIF restriction correct, btw?)

Received on Friday, 15 October 1999 09:14:53 UTC

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