[BangPypers] svg string to pdf

Gora Mohanty gora at mimirtech.com
Wed Jun 29 22:10:10 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 1:47 PM, Venkatraman S <venkat83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 1:37 PM, Gora Mohanty <gora at mimirtech.com> wrote:
> Problem statement : given a svg string, i want this to be
> converted-to/embedded-in
> pdf. The svg file should NOT be created on the file system.

Not sure what you mean by a "svg string".

> (If the svg can *automatically* scale based on the width of the pdf, then
> its awsum!)
> What is the memory footprint of ImageMagick? I dont like to have truck load
> of apps to get
> something done. ReportLab is a known name in creating pdfs and its installed
> almost
> always, and svglib is just ONE single py file. But if ImageMagick is AWSUM,
> then dont
> mind giving it a try.

You must have mistaken me for someone willing to do your homework for you
for free. By all means, go with ReportLab if that meets your needs: I have
*no* particular need to push Imagemagick on to you.


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