[Numpy-discussion] OT: How are SVG data converted into curves

Daniele Nicolodi daniele at grinta.net
Wed Oct 16 19:23:04 EDT 2013

On 17/10/2013 01:06, David Goldsmith wrote:
> Does anyone on this list know how Scalable Vector Graphics C, S, etc.
> command data are translated into curves (i.e., pixel maps) and might you
> be willing to answer some questions off-list?  Thanks!


the format is quite clearly documented. For the path data you can see
http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/paths.html. There are several open source
libraries that implement SVG rendering, you may look at those to see how
the rendering can be implemented in practice.


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