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Re: Status of SVG params

From: Francis Hemsher <fhemsher@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2011 14:17:09 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTik6CDMxU7QO3_JbEiO-p3ZaMaTJOQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andreas Neumann <a.neumann@carto.net>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
I believe the true destiny of SVG will be its extensive use in symbol
libaries. Therefore, any efforts to streamline symbol usage, such as
params, will be very meaningfull.
Francis Hemsher

On 6/30/11, Andreas Neumann <a.neumann@carto.net> wrote:
>  Hi,
>  I would like to ask what the status of the SVG params proposal is. In
>  mapping we have the problem that the same symbols or patterns should be
>  made "adjustable" for overriding of fill/stroke/stroke-width etc. Up to
>  now we had to redefine the symbols over and over whenever we needed the
>  slightest change.
>  The Open Source Desktop-GIS I am using (and helping to evolve), uses
>  SVG for point symbols and patterns. I proposed to use the same syntax
>  like the SVG param proposal
>  (http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-SVGParamPrimer-20090616/). See also this
>  blog entry from the company developing this feature in QGIS:
>  http://www.sourcepole.ch/svg-symbols-in-qgis-with-modifiable-colors
>  Any chances that this proposal will make it to a WD and a
>  Recommendation in a reasonable timeframe? Is there interest of the
>  browser projects to implement it? I think that content creators would
>  gain a lot of productivity if this feature would be implemented.
>  Also, we would be interested in implementing this feature in QGIS in a
>  compatible way.
>  Thanks for any comments or status updates,
>  Andreas
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