[Python-Dev] [feature request] add .svgz to mimetypes.suffix_map
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Dec 19 03:24:32 CET 2010
On 12/18/2010 4:37 PM, Grygoriy Fuchedzhy wrote:
> I've created bug on bugtracker, and then I was told there that I should
> post this on this mailing list for discussion.
> Here is link to bug: http://bugs.python.org/issue10730
> Please add'.svgz':'.svg.gz' map to mimetypes.suffix_map
This issue is actually a request to add .svg to the types map and the
the abbreviation .svgz for .svg.gx to the suffix_map.
I believe Scalable Vector Graphics are well on the way to becoming *the*
standard vector graphics format for the web, especially with upcoming
IE9 support. https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Svg
It (they) are already supported by the other major browsers. In
addition, "Google announced on 31 August 2010 that it had begun to index
SVG content on the web, whether it is in standalone files or embedded in
So it might be sensible to add these now rather than two years from now.
But if it is too late for 3.2, then I expect addition for 3.3 will be
Terry Jan Reedy
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