Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On 12/8/09, David Gowers wrote:
>> Why should GIMP support SVG export?
> Because jumping from one (bitmap) application to another (vector) and
> back is fairly normal? While I agree with you that Inkscape is a
> superior authoring tool for vector graphics, there is no reason why
> GIMP shouldn't have SVG export. Or PDF export.
> @Programmer In Training (jeez, is that your real name? you know people
> on the Internet might have problems referring to you? ;)) As a matter

It's not, of course, but it tells exactly what this email account is 
used for, I hope (and that would be technical mailing lists, program 
support mailing lists, etc.).

> of fact GEGL comes with an SVG loader and also supports a number of
> SVG Filters. It also has quite a interesting and extensible API for
> drawing paths. So in the future GIMP will at least load complex SVG
> files correctly.

I know. I noticed when I served my first SVG it was associated with GIMP 
and not Inkscape. So I tried loading it up and GIMP and it did so nicely 
(everything displayed properly).

I only heard of GEGL yesterday when I checked out the changelog and news 
for GIMP 2.7.
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