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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by Anonymous on Wed 24th Mar 2004 04:00 UTC

SVG graphics combined with GNOME desktop icons its cool, specially because every single icon can be resized independent from the other, for example, my trash can icon its bigger than the others, and its good, but it wouln't look good rendered in PNG just with SVG.