Linked by Christian F.K. Schaller on Tue 23rd Mar 2004 19:25 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Computer graphics have long been dominated by bitmapped images. However, the free software community has taken an innovative lead by adopting scalable graphic formats on its desktops. Inthis article I cover the history and rise of scalable graphics on the desktop from my angle - as a proponent of its use in the GNOME platform. This article mostly focuses on SVG's progress from a GNOME point of view, both because GNOME has progressed the furthest and because I am most knowledgable with GNOME's efforts. I will however mention major landmarks in other projects where appropriate.
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RE: GTK+ svg theme
by dom on Tue 23rd Mar 2004 21:11 UTC

http://cvs.gnome.org/lxr/source/librsvg/gtk-engine/

The theme *engine* is aptly called "svg". There are currently no GTK+ *themes* that use this engine other than my demo theme. Trust me, you don't want to see it. There's a reason why I don't install it ;)

I'm not an artist, so my test case is just two really ugly gradients. You'd swear that I was colorblind. But this shouldn't stop those of you who are more artistically inclined from making SVG themes using this engine, and filing bugs against things that you think could be done better.