[reportlab-users] Reportlab and SVG output

Peter peter at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Thu Jan 29 10:15:43 EST 2009

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Andy Robinson <andy at reportlab.com> wrote:


> 2009/1/29 Peter <peter at maubp.freeserve.co.uk>:

> ...snip...

>> A similar solution was suggested back in 2006, just adding some missing

>> values to the <svg> tag, and this also seems to work fine:

>> http://two.pairlist.net/pipermail/reportlab-users/2006-June/005055.html


>> Looking at SVN, this fix was never committed - was there a good reason for this?


> (a) we were busy, understaffed and not tracking issues properly back then :-(

> (b) we were kind of hoping the original author would deal with SVG issues.


> However, we did put in one earlier patch on renderSVG recently and are starting

> to pay more attention. These sound like sensible changes so we'll give them a

> quick test and include one or the other shortly.


> This has been logged in the tracker as issue 1020:

> https://admin.reportlab.com/mantis/project/core/tracker/


> I think it makes sense if we hold off on the 2.3 release for a few more days and

> try to include this.

I was hoping you would say that :)


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