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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Looking forward to SVG support in Mozilla
by Ed on Wed 24th Mar 2004 15:47 UTC

We are in the middle of developing web-based intranet applications and are using Gecko-based Mozilla as the client because it has *the* best DOM and CSS support among all viable browser engines (Gecko, KHTML, Opera, IE).

We have also decided to SVG in our web application. Unfortunately, we currently have not been very successful using Adobe's buggy SVG plugin on Linux, and so we are waiting impatiently for good native SVG support in Mozilla. I hope the developers can provide this soon!