[lug] Installfest flyer

D. Stimits stimits at attbi.com
Thu Apr 10 13:11:11 MDT 2003

rm at fabula.de wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 05:12:21AM -0600, D. Stimits wrote:
> >Vector is better suited to scaling, but it has to go into a gimp layer.
> >I'm not sure how easy/hard it would be to export SVG into gimp. So far
> >as I know, there is not an easy way. But that leaves a question for some
> >of our gimp experts: Is there any SVG support in gimp, or is any
> >planned? That would make my day if gimp could import and/or export SVG.
> Well, that's true. I guess i'd go for a vector-only format anyway. This
> seems to be better suited for a text/non-gradient product anyway.
> And, AFAIK, SVG can be converted nicely to PDF.

I'm curious what tools are being used for SVG authoring, and for the 
conversion from SVG to other formats? Long ago, I did technical 
illustrations under CorelDraw while writing manufacturing automation 
software, and wish there were better vector-based drawing under Linux 
(for free of course). SVG I think holds a lot of promise in this area, 
but it doesn't seem to be sufficiently supported yet.

D. Stimits, stimits AT attbi DOT com

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