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

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Fri Oct 18 15:59:43 EDT 2013

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 4:23 PM, Daniele Nicolodi <daniele at grinta.net> wrote:

> 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.

InkScape is particularly nice -- it's an open source desktop vector
drawing program, but can also be called on the command line and used
as a SVG renderer.

Someone wrote a minimal wxPython-based SVG renderer a while back --
not sure what happened to that.



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