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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A crazy idea (?)
by Anonymous on Wed 24th Mar 2004 14:41 UTC

Just took a run at Sodipodi, initially looks easy to use and promising. Is there a similar tool for font creation? Would an SVG based font system be a big waste of time or lead to a very easy path for folks to get involved in creating decent fonts?