[Mediawiki-l] SVG rendering (was: Is there a way to limit the size of images uploaded)

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 14:00:07 UTC 2008

On 11/01/2008, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:

> ImageMagick also does SVGs, but it's crap at them. librsvg is the only
> sane way IMO. This too has a ridiculously long string of dependencies
> (probably all the way down to the original .au of the Free Software
> Song) so you really don't even want to attempt it unless it's in the
> repository system of whatever you're installing it on. (again, fine on
> CentOS 4.5.)

By the way, I just updated the SVG section in the manual:


Is anyone here actually using Inkscape or Sodipodi for SVG rendering
in MediaWiki? What's the performance like? Has anyone tested this?

(I was also surprised to discover Safari on MacOS X does SVGs
natively. I haven't tested with my personal favourite bastard SVG from
Hell ...)

- d.

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