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[ANN] Peter Wainwright has released a major upgrade of SVG::Parser (0.97)

From: <ronan@roasp.com>
Date: Wed, 1 May 2002 14:00:43 +0200
To: "svg-discuss" <svg-discuss@roasp.com>, "www-svg" <www-svg@w3.org>, "Svg-Developers" <svg-developers@yahoogroups.com>
Hi all...

Peter Wainwright, the author of several important Perl/Apache books books
including  Professional Perl Development, Professional Apache, and
Professional Perl Programming (
http://www.wrox.com/ACON1.asp?WROXEMPTOKEN=446810ZS4OrDbUMfLpGxJTYHAx ) has
just released a major upgrade of SVG::Parser,  an XML parser for SVG within
the  CPAN SVG module framework.

Amongst others, one of the strengths of SVG::Parser is that it allows the
user to specify the underlying parsing engine from a number of options.

The parser POD is quite thorough (Probably has something to do with the fact
Peter is the author of a number of Wrox books on Perl and Apache).

The parser is fully intergrated into the SVG.pm Document Object Model, and
therefore allows developers to read-in an existing SVG file, parse it, and
then use the SVg Perl module to modify the file contents.

Here is the description from the POD:

SVG::Parser is an XML parser for SVG Documents. It takes XML as input and
produces an SVG object as its output.

SVG::Parser supports both XML::SAX and XML::Parser (Expat) parsers, with SAX
preferred by default. Only one of these needs to be installed for
SVG::Parser to function.

A list of preferred parsers may be specified in the import list -
SVG::Parser will use the first parser that successfully loads. Some basic
measures are taken to provide cross-compatability. Applications requiring
more advanced parser features should use the relevant parser module
directly; see SVG::Parser::Expat and SVG::Parser::SAX.

The parser can be found at the following URL:

Ronan Oger
Received on Wednesday, 1 May 2002 08:02:13 UTC

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