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Re: SVG for Firefox and Linux

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 15:16:25 +1100
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070312041625.GB30880@arc.mcc.id.au>

Hi DJ.

DjShadow:
> I have a problem. Adobe SVG viewer works fine just for IE.
> I've tried to use it in Firefox and Opera and I had no good results.
> Maybe you can help me. I need to render svg files like this:
> 
> http://www.tse.gov.br/partidos/desempenho/depCand/df/df/dfdf6565.svgz
> 
> When the map is ready you just click at "tematica" then you have the map
> ready. But it just works using IE.
> For Jesus, Do you know how to render this file on Firefox on windows or on
> linux?

Firstly, there is a problem with the configuration of your web server.
Even though you are serving gzipped SVG, the MIME type the server
reports is text/plain (it should be Content-Type: image/svg+xml and
Content-Encoding: gzip).  See:

  http://wiki.svg.org/Server_Configuration

The document itself is missing namespace declarations on the document
element.  It should have:

  xmlns='http://www.w3.org/2000/svg'
  xmlns:xlink='http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink'

With these, the document renders a map (at least) in Firefox on Linux.
The interactions don’t seem to work, though.  When mousing over a
section of the map I get JavaScript errors.  The script in the document
seems obfuscated or generated; it’s difficult for me to diagnose the
exact problem in a couple of minutes.

Try to follow the guidelines Jonathan Watt has written up, which will
help you with cross-browser SVG:

  http://jwatt.org/svg/authoring/

For more help you should try the Yahoo svg-developers group (www-svg is
primarily for discussion the SVG specification itself).

Cameron

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